“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

芬芳的37°2 (lit. Fen Fang's 37.2)

Novel by Guo Xiaolu.

Guo Xiaolu's 2000 novel about a 17-year-old girl's adventures.

Translations:

20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth

Translated by Guo Xiaolu, January, 2009

This book is a re-working of the original. For a description of how Guo Xiaolu and the translators (Rebecca Morris and Pamela Casey) revised it, see here. NB The Chinese original has also been reworked into a new edition with the title 《饕餮青春的20个瞬间》, 2010

Publications

20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth Chatto & Windus Jan. 2008 UK