UFO in Her Eyes PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

UFO in Her Eyes free pdf Silver Hill Village, 2012. On the twentieth day of the seventh moon Kwok Yun is making her way across the rice fields on her Flying Pigeon bicycle. Her world is upturned when she sights a UFThing - a spinning plate in the sky - and helps the Westerner in distress whom she discovers in the shadow of the alien craft. It's not long before the village is crawling with men from the National Security and Intelligence Agency armed with pointed questions. And when the Westerner that Kwok Yun saved repays her kindness with a large dollar cheque she becomes a local celebrity, albeit under constant surveillance. As UFO Hotels spring up, and the local villagers go out of business, Xiaolu Guo's startling parable of change imagines an uneasy future for rural China and its relations not only with Beijing but the wider world beyond.

About Xiaolu Guo

Xiaolu Guo was born in a fishing village in south China. She studied film at the Beijing Film Academy and published six books in China before she moved to London in 2002. The English translation of Village of Stone (Chatto, 2004) was shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Her first novel written in English, A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers was published by Chatto in 2007 and shortlisted for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction. Xiaolu's film career continues to flourish- in 2007, she was Cannes Film Festival Cinefondation resident, based in Paris.

Details Book

Author : Xiaolu Guo
Publisher : Chatto
Data Published : 05 February 2009
ISBN : 0701183357
EAN : 9780701183356
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews UFO in Her Eyes

17 Comments Add a comment

Related eBooks Download

  • The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush free pdfThe Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush

    The New York Times bestselling author of the China Bayles Mysteries takes readers back to Darling. Alabama. in the spring of 1933 where the women of the Darling Dahlias garden club are betting their bottom dollar there s going to be trouble When the local bank suddenly closes..

  • Forty Days Without Shadow free pdfForty Days Without Shadow

    Winter is savage and cold in Lapland. When a priceless local relic is stolen from Kautokeino. a village in the middle of the isolated snowy tundra. detectives Klemet Nango - a familiar face in the rural community - and Nina Nansen..

  • The Lighthouse Murder free pdfThe Lighthouse Murder

    "Local Man Murdered at Long Point Lighthouse" headline stunned the otherwise festive art colony and fishing village at the end of Cape Cod. The local police summoned the FBI to work with them on this tragic crime..

  • Law and Violence in an Elizabethan Village free pdfLaw and Violence in an Elizabethan Village

    England has long been famous for its Common Law system and this has spread over much of the world through the influence of the British Empire. Yet there have been few studies of how it worked at the local level in past centuries..

  • Principles for Local Government Legislation free pdfPrinciples for Local Government Legislation

    Across the Pacific local councils take a variety of different forms. ranging from traditional village structures to fully-fledged municipalities. Whatever form local government takes. an appropriate legislative and regulatory framework is essential to ensure that councils can effectively address the needs of their communities..

  • UFO in Her Eyes free pdfUFO in Her Eyes

    Free Books For Download. Silver Hill Village, 2012. On the twentieth day of the seventh moon Kwok Yun is making her way across the rice fields on her Flying Pigeon bicycle. Her world is upturned when