By Xiaolu Guo
Language and love collide during this artistic 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 adjustments every thing, top her right into a international of self-discovery. She quickly realizes that, within the West, “love” doesn't continuously suggest similar to in China, and so that you can examine the entire phrases within the English language and nonetheless now not comprehend your lover. and because the novel progresses with progressively enhancing grammar and vocabulary, Z's evolving voice makes her quest for comprehension the entire extra poignant. With gleaming wit, Xiaolu Guo has created an totally unique novel approximately identification and the cultural divide.
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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo