"Witty and original...one of China's most successful literary exports
"Funny and melancholy, scintillatingly observed" (The Times
"Original, humorous and wise" (Amy Tan)
"Xiaolu Guo is an instinctive witness; her atmospheric, unusually physical narratives are alive" (Irish Times
Xiaolu Guo, best known for her enchanting yet sharp take on culture-shock, A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, presents a new work of fiction exploring the themes of love and exile that she has so brilliantly made her own.