The Lost and Forgotten Languages of ShanghaiBook - 2010
This is the story about a bilingual aphasia patient, his ability to speak his native language is obliterated in an accident. A sensitive exploration of the power of words and of silence, this book is a wonderfully evocative debut about love and language, duty and passion, in a vibrant modern city of Shanghai.
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2010.
Characteristics: 341 p. ; 24 cm.