A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

Author(s): Xiaolu Guo


"Twenty-three-year-old Zhuang (or Z as she calls herself) arrives in London to spend a year learning English. Struggling to find her way in the city, and through the puzzles of tense, verb and adverb; she falls for an older Englishman and begins to realise that the landscape of love is an even trickier terrain..."


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What happens when a Chinese girl adrift in Britain falls for an Englishman adrift in life: a funny, sexy, romantic novel

Xiaolu Guo was born in 1973 in a fishing village in south China. She studied film at Beijing Film Academy, worked as a screenwriter and film teacher as well as writing several books in Chinese. Xiaolu moved to London in 2002 where she began a diary written in English which became the seed for the novel A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers. Village of Stone, a novel first published in China, appeared in English translation in 2004.

General Fields

  • : 9780099501473
  • : Random House
  • : arrow
  • : August 2015
  • : 200mm X 133mm X 25mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Xiaolu Guo
  • : Paperback
  • : 803
  • : English; Chinese
  • : 823.92
  • : 368