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Miss Chopsticks

; Esther Tyldesley (Oversetter)

Tapping into people's fascination with what is going on in modern China, Xinran (author of the bestselling The Good Women of China) has written a delightfully warm and fascinating tale of three peasant girls trying to get to grips with life in the big city. Les mer
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Tapping into people's fascination with what is going on in modern China, Xinran (author of the bestselling The Good Women of China) has written a delightfully warm and fascinating tale of three peasant girls trying to get to grips with life in the big city.

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Introduction1(4)




Under the Big Willow

5(12)




A New Year and a New Life

17(16)




The Happy Fool

33(18)




The Water Dragon

51(20)




The Book Taster's Teahouse

71(20)




The Three Sisters Explore Nanjing

91(28)




Six and the Teahouse Customers

119(26)




Diagrams and Dialects

145(22)




Three Falls in Love

167(16)




English Lessons

183(18)




Uncle Two Visits the Gates of Hell

201(24)




Homecoming

225(8)
Afterword: The Story After the Story233(13)
Map of China246(2)
Map of Nanjing248(1)
Editor's Note: A List of Chinese Festivals249(4)
Acknowledgements253

Om forfatteren

Xinran was born in Beijing in 1958 and was a successful journalist and radio presenter in China. In 1997 she moved to London, where she began work on her seminal book about Chinese women's lives, The Good Women of China. Since then she has written a regular column for the Guardian; appeared frequently on radio and TV and has published the acclaimed Sky Burial; the novel Miss Chopsticks; the groundbreaking book of oral history China Witness; a book of her Guardian columns called What the Chinese Don't Eat and Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother, about mothers and their lost daughters. She lives in London but travels regularly to China.