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I am China

XIAOLU GUO

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ISBN 10: 0099583739 / ISBN 13: 9780099583738
Published by VINTAGE, 2015
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: I am China

Publisher: VINTAGE

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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This book is long listed for the Baileys Women's Fiction Prize. In a flat above a noisy north London market, translator Iona Kirkpatrick starts work on a Chinese letter. Two lovers, Mu and Jian, have been driven apart by forces beyond their control. As Iona unravels the story of the lovers, Jian and Mu seem to be travelling further and further away from each other. Iona, intoxicated by their romance, sets out to bring them back together, but time is running out. Xiaolu Guo was named as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists.

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"Heart-wrenching... An extraordinary and important book" (Charlie Cooper Independent)

"Beautifully written... Genuinely affecting... Exceptional" (Scotland on Sunday)

"An ambitious, thought-provoking and engaging narrative" (Jane Shilling Evening Standard)

"Beautifully rendered" (New York Times)

"Beautifully done" (Viv Groskop Red)

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