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Xiaolu Guo - Author


Xiaolu Guo was born in 1973 in a fishing village in south China. Having studied film at the Beijing Film Academy, she published a number of books in China and made the prize-winning film Love in the Internet Age (1999). She moved to London in 2002, to pursue her film-making, and began a diary in English which was the seed for the novel A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers. The English translation of Village of Stone was published by Chatto in 2004.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Xiaolu Guo

I am China by Xiaolu Guo
I am China
Xiaolu Guo
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015. A tale of love and politics, of poetry and repression. In 1999 two Chinese students hid as a café is stormed by the authorities, so begins their love. In 2013 a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2015
I am China by Xiaolu Guo
I am China
Xiaolu Guo
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015. A tale of love and politics, of poetry and repression. In 1999 two Chinese students hid as a café is stormed by the authorities, so begins their love. In 2013 a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
Xiaolu Guo
A brilliant journey of self discovery for the heroine of this novel. It starts off written in fragmented English, which can be slightly awkward to read but improves as our heroine’s grasp of the language improves. A funny, witty story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2008
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
Xiaolu Guo
A brilliant journey of self discovery for the heroine of this novel. It starts off written in fragmented English, which can be slightly awkward to read but improves as our heroine’s grasp of the language improves. A funny, witty story...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2007

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