Diane Wei Liang

 

Diane Wei Liang was born in China in 1966, the year the Cultural Revolution began. A student at Beijing University in the 1980s, she was forced to leave and continue her studies in the USA because of her involvement in the students’ revolt that led to the Tiananmen Square massacre. She has published a memoir that focuses on the political situation in China during the time of the Tiananmen Massacre entitled Lake with No Name. Her book The Eye of Jade, featuring a female Chinese private investigator, is the second novel in the Picador Asia imprint. She lives in London. Her participation is supported by the Australia-China Council.Diane Wei Liang was born in China in 1966, the year the Cultural Revolution began. A student at Beijing University in the 1980s, she was forced to leave and continue her studies in the USA because of her involvement in the students’ revolt that led to the Tiananmen Square massacre. She has published a memoir that focuses on the political situation in China during the time of the Tiananmen Massacre entitled Lake with No Name. Her book The Eye of Jade, featuring a female Chinese private investigator, is the second novel in the Picador Asia imprint. She lives in London. Her participation is supported by the Australia-China Council.

The dazzling economic growth of China is based on special business codes – but how do Chinese women play the game of social and financial success? Two young Chinese authors, Diane Wei Liang, author of ‘The Eye of Jade’ explored the ways both the economic boom and the ideological contradictions of today’s China affect women lives.

The dazzling economic growth of China is based on special business codes – but how do Chinese women play the game of social and financial success? Two young Chinese authors, Diane Wei Liang, author of ‘The Eye of Jade’ and Fan Wu who has written ‘February Flowers’ join Jenni to explore the ways both the economic boom and the ideological contradictions of today’s China affect women lives.

‘The Eye of Jade’, by Diane Wei Liang is published by Picador, ISBN: 978-0-330-44772. In Indonesia it is translated by Maria Lubis and published by Dragon Writers Publishers under title of ‘MATA GIOK’.

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  1. cogito ergo sum – dengan menulis (aslinya: berpikir) maka aku ada ~ Salam Pena Dari Henfi


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