Ahmam's Islands: Translated fromTaiwanese

Ahmam's Islands: Translated fromTaiwanese


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Ahmam's Island is the new American release of the Taiwanese title Woman's Islands.
The translation deals with a young woman living in Taipei, Taiwan as she prepares to visit her home village for the Chinese New Year.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982140796
Publisher: P.R.A. Publishing
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Chung Wenyin has a bachelor degree in Mass Communication from Tamkang University. She decided to become a full time writer in 2000.
Before devoting herself full time to writing literature Wenyin was a cinema art critic, newspaper reporter, published essayist, still photographer and script clerk.
Wenyin's literary works include collections of short stories Two People in One Day and "The Past. Her list of novels include Woman Islands, Over the Left Bank of River, Departing Love and Merciful Lover.

Chung Wenyin has been awarded more than ten literary prizes, including the 2003 Yunlin County Cultural Award and the Wu San-Lien Literature Prize in 2005, which is considered the most important literary prize in Taiwan. Her latest work, the third episode of her Island Trilogy "Decayed Lust was on the shortlist for the 2011 Taiwan Literature Award.

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