A modern Chinese version of Dr Zhivago told from the point of view of a Chinese Lara -- Peter Gordon, The Asian Review of Books
Fascinating and important...her past made her the interesting and truthful person she is. -- Literary Review, July, 2003
Frank by the standards of any memoir. -- South China Morning Post, August, 2003
Of love and despair...a personal account of a dark time in modern Chinese history. -- Sunday Telegraph (Australia), July, 2003
This sweeping book is the account of the momentous uprising in Tiananmem Square...graphic and harrowing but uplifting too. -- Marie-Claire, July 2003
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About the Author
Diane Wei Liang was born in Beijing. In 1989, she took part in the Student Democracy movement and protested in Tiananmen Square. Liang is a graduate of Peking university and holds a Ph.D. in business administration from Carnegie Mellon university. She now writes full-time and lives in London with her husband and their two children.