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Recommended adult books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into adult here are some adult books from China for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


Babel, Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution by R.F. Kuang EN

Rating: 3.8     12 Votes
Country: Asia / China flag China
From award-winning author R. F. Kuang comes Babel, a thematic response to The Secret History and a tonal retort to Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell that grapples with student revolutions, colonial resistance, and the use of language and translation as the dominating tool of the British empire. Traduttore, traditore: An act of translation is always an act of betrayal. 1828. Robin Swift, orphaned by cholera in Canton, is brought to London by the mysterious Professor Lovell. There, he trains for years in Latin, Ancient Greek, and Chinese, all in preparation for the day he'll enroll in Oxford Univer... continue


The Expatriates by Janice Y. K. Lee EN

Rating: 3.5     18 Votes
Country: Asia / China flag China
A traumatized college graduate, a lonely housewife, and a burned-out mother of three endure the challenges of their respective demons and families in the face of unexpected consequences within their American expat community in Hong Kong.
Recommended: 31 Oct 2022


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