Item #750 20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth. Xiaolu Guo.

20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth

London: Chatto & Windus, 2008. First Edition, First Printing.

Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches; 222 x 140 mm), 204 pages, in gray cloth, silver titles to spine, in an unclipped, illustrated dust jacket (hard cover).

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 filmmaking experiences and is illustrated with haunting photograps that capture daily life in China.

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.

CONDITION: Some rubbing to the upper board. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket that has some light scuffing. A beautiful copy. Item #750
ISBN: 978071181550

Price: $40.00

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