London: Chatto & Windus, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by Xiaolu Guo on the title page and dated 14 Jan. 08. The story of Fenfang, who travels 1,800 miles to seek her fortune as a film extra. The novel draws on the author's own film-making experiences and is illustrated with haunting photograps that capture daily life in China. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy. Item #750
Xiaolu Guo was born in a fishing village in south China and studied film at the Beijing Film Academy. She published six books in China before moving to London in 2002. She was named one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists in 2013, a huge honor.