A novel of searing intelligence and startling originality, Lost in Translation heralds the debut of a unique new voice on the literary landscape. Nicole. Lost in Translation. Nicole Mones, Author Delacorte Press $ (p) ISBN But Alice’s sensuality is just one factor in Mones’s complex portrait of a woman. Lost in Translation Expatriate translator Alice Mannegan spends her nights in Beijing’s smoky bars, seeking fleeting encounters with Chinese men to blot out the.
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A slowly unfolding, low key story with parallel tales of lost things, including the Chinese wife of an archaeologist who is taken away by the NLA to a work camp for verboten information she included I had a really hard time starting nicile book.
I waas finally able to take interest in a bit of the story and finish the book. I didn’t have any sympathy for the main character.
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It seemed like she was Account Options Sign in. Nicole Mones creates an unforgettable story of love and desire, of family ties and human conflict, and of one woman’s struggle to lose herself in a foreign My library Help Advanced Book Search. Delta Trade Paperbacks- Fiction – pages. A novel of searing intelligence and startling originality, Lost in Translation heralds the debut of a unique new voice on the literary landscape.
Nicole Mones creates an unforgettable story of love and desire, of family ties and human conflict, and of one woman’s struggle to lose herself in a foreign land–only to discover her home, her heart, herself. At dawn in Beijing, Alice Mannegan pedals a bicycle through the deserted streets.
An American by birth, a translator by profession, she spends her nights in Beijing’s smoke-filled bars, and the Chinese men she so desires never misunderstand her intentions. All around her rushes the air of China, losst scent of history and change, of a world where she has come to escape her father’s love and her own pain.
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It is a world in which, each night as she slips from her hotel, she hopes to lose herself forever. For Alice, it began with a phone call from an American archaeologist seeking a translator. And it ended in an intoxicating journey of the heart–one that would plunge her into a nation’s past, and into some of the most rarely glimpsed regions of China.
Hired by an archaeologist searching for the bones of Peking Man, Alice joins an expedition that penetrates a vast, uncharted land and brings Professor Lin Shiyang into her life. As they draw closer to unearthing the secret of Peking Man, as loost group’s every move is followed, their every whisper recorded, Alice and Lin find shelter in each other, slowly putting to rest the ghosts of their pasts.
What happens between them becomes one of the most breathtakingly erotic love stories in recent fiction. Indeed, Lost in Translation is a novel about love–between a nation and its past, between a man and a memory, between a father and a daughter.
Its powerful impact confirms the extraordinary gifts of a master storyteller, Nicole Mones. Lost in Translation Nicole Mones Limited preview – Lost in Translation Nicole Mones Snippet view – She lives with her family in Portland, Oregon.