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I Am China

by Xiaolu Guo - £8.99  Vintage (2015)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780099583738 | ISBN 10: 0099583739

Two lovers, separated by oceans and an oppressive political regime, desperate to find their way back to each other.
 
Longlisted 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

(Price & availability last checked: August 2015)

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