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Research Centre for Translation, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Through this story, the readers can have a glimpse of the living environment in public housing states. The protagonist's father runs a popular mahjong parlour in his own home. The residents keep their doors open and the sound of mahjong tiles fills the air.
NG, Virginia Suk-yin 伍淑賢
NG, Suk Yin ; NG, Virginia Suk Yin
Born in Hong Kong, Ng received her BA in comparative literature from The University of Hong Kong. She began writing short stories in the 1980s and often writes about the life in contemporary Hong Kong. In 2014, she published the collection Chinse title missing People from the Mountain.
Hewitt studied Chinese at The University of Edinburgh and formerly worked as an editorial assistant at the Research Centre for Translation at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was a BBC correspondent in China from 1997 to 2002 and is currently a writer and translator based in Shanghai.
Born in Hong Kong, Hung received her doctorate at the University of London. She was the Director of the Research Centre for Translation at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and editor of the literary journal Renditions. She has translated works by Wang Anyi and Eileen Chang into English.
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Renditions, nos. 47 & 48, pp.45-52