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Petit Dictionnaire Chinois Anglais Pour Amants by Xiaolu Guo

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Petit Dictionnaire Chinois Anglais Pour Amants i A Concise Chinese English Dictionary for Lovers i heralds the American debut of a remarkably gifted young writer .

Twenty three year old Zhuang the daughter of shoe factory owners in rural China has come to London to study English She calls herself Z because English people can t pronounce her name but she s no better at their language Set loose to find her way through a confusion of cultural gaffes and grammatical mishaps she winds up lodging with a Chinese family and thinks she might as well not have left home But then she meets an English man who changes everything From the moment he smiles at her she enters a new world of sex freedom and self discovery But she also realizes that in the West love does not always mean the same as in China and that you can learn all the words in the English language and still not understand your lover .

Drawing on her diaries from when she first arrived in the UK Xiaolu Guo winningly writes the story in steadily improving English grammar and vocabulary Freshly humorous sexy and poignant i A Concise Chinese English Dictionary for Lovers i is an utterly original novel about language identity and the cultural divide

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