2017/06/24

BOOK REVIEW:
LANGUAGE BY XIAOLU GUO

Title: Language
Author: Xiaolu Guo
Published: 2017
Language: English
Pages: 112
Rating: 4/5


Summary:
This is an excerpt from the book A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers and it's the story of the authors experience moving from China to England and trying to learn and understand the English language.


Review:
This was quite a short reading experience, but it was very interesting.

I really enjoyed reading about the authors first experience of London, trying to learn the language and the customs and see her fall in love with an Englishman. The structure of the story was fantastic, and the writing style is a bit different and maybe not for everyone but I really liked it; it's concise and lovely.

You do notice clearly that this is taken from a bigger piece of writing and it ends in sort of an odd place, but all that's done is make me want to track down and read the book is this taken from. I would definitely recommend this, I think it's an interesting topic and she has a fascinating voice, so if you want to try a taste of what her writing is like, this is an easy way to do that.
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