REVIEW: Language by Xiaolu Guo (Vintage Minis)

In brief: Zhuang has come to London from China to learn English. Nothing is what it is meant to be until she meets a man in the cinema… The good: A fun read for the train journey with a unique voice. The not-so-good: Now I need to read the full novel (A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 25/9/17

Today's a holiday where I am, so I doubt I will even be awake when this post appears! I had a pretty busy weekend, including a trip to the Perth Royal Show. Always fun and always an opportunity to eat too much of something – this year it was gelato. Yum! For the rest of... Continue Reading →

I Am China by Xiaolu Guo

In brief: Iona, a translator, is asked to translate a mysterious collection of letters and diary entries between a Chinese couple. As Iona delves into the mystery of Jian and Mu, things gets very tricky and time is of the essence. The good: I loved the way it was written with the letters and diary... Continue Reading →

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