By Xiaolu Guo
Language and love collide during this creative novel of a tender chinese language woman's trip to the West and her makes an attempt to appreciate the language, and the guy, she adores.Zhuang – or “Z,” to tongue-tied foreigners – has come to London to review English, yet reveals herself adrift, trapped in a cycle of cultural gaffes and grammatical mishaps. Then she meets an Englishman who alterations every little thing, top her right into a global of self-discovery. She quickly realizes that, within the West, “love” doesn't continually suggest kind of like in China, and so you might examine all of the phrases within the English language and nonetheless no longer comprehend your lover. and because the novel progresses with gradually bettering grammar and vocabulary, Z's evolving voice makes her quest for comprehension the entire extra poignant. With glowing wit, Xiaolu Guo has created an totally unique novel approximately id and the cultural divide.
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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo