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English by Wang Gang
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"I loved this book and can't stop talking about it. . . . Transcendent." --Carolyn See, The Washington Post In the tradition of Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Wang Gang's English is a captivating coming-of-age novel about the power of language to launch a journey of self-discovery. When a new teacher comes to school--a tall, elegantly dressed man from Shanghai carrying an English dictionary under his arm--twelve-year-old Love Liu turns away from Chairman Mao's little red book and toward the teacher's big blue book for answers to his most pressing questions about love and life. But as a whole new world begins to open up for him, Love Liu must face a test more challenging than any he'll take in the classroom.

Author Biography

Wang Gang based English on his experiences growing up in western China. He now lives in Beijing and is the author of a number of critically acclaimed novels as well as the screenplays for two enormously popular Chinese films. English is his first novel to be translated into English, and rights have been sold around the world.
Release date Australia
March 30th, 2010
Author
Contributors
Translated by Jane Weizhen Pan Translated by Martin Merz
Imprint
Penguin Books
Interest Age
From 18 years
Pages
313
Dimensions
135x196x15
ISBN-13
9780143116547
Product ID
3939631

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