Cantonese Love Stories: Penguin Specials

Author(s): Kai-cheung Dung

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A collection of twenty-five narrative sketches, Cantonese Love Stories offers an intimate look into the cultural, commercial and romantic milieu of Hong Kong in the 1990s. Two lovers ruminate on the power of their photo booth stickers to keep them together. Peach-pocket Girl reads stolen love letters at a cafU. Pui Pui knows a Portuguese egg tart is authentic if she dreams of riding a boat-like egg tart. Each character inhabits a different corner of Hong Kong's dreamscape; together they bring to life Dung Kai-cheung's imaginative vision of the city.


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"Dung Kai-Cheung is Hong Kong's greatest novelist." --Three Percent

Dung Kai-cheung is an award-winning fiction writer, playwright and essayist born and based in Hong Kong. He is the author of numerous works, including Atlas- The Archeology of an Imaginary City and Histories of Time.

General Fields

  • : 9780734399410
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : July 2017
  • : 180mm X 112mm X 13mm
  • : Australia
  • : July 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : 136
  • : Kai-cheung Dung
  • : Paperback