This is a difficult chapter to translate because it is long and suggestive, plus Lidge and I are sick. It is a very important chapter so you need to pay full attention or else you’ll miss something significant, lol. Don’t ask me anything, just use your imagination, haha….
Bu Bu Jing Xin, C-Drama, C-novel, Da Mo Yao, 顾漫, Gu Man, Hua Xu Yin, Jin Yong, Let Me Look at You, Tang Qi Gong Zi, Three Lives Three Worlds, Tong Hua, twice blooming flower, xin yi wu, Yuan Hong, 华胥引, 唐七公子, 岁月是朵两生花, 杉杉来吃, 三生三世，十里桃花, 三生三世枕上书
Have you ever wondered how your favourite Chinese novelists look like? I have decided to become a private detective like Sherlock Holmes for a few days to research and dig out their photos for you. I have tried my best but I cannot guarantee all those pictures are real. Some authors have many pictures available online and I have chosen those which look the most natural and clear. Curiosity kills the cat so you’ve been warned:P
Do your favourite authors look like your imaginations? Are you shocked or surprised by their photos? There are more to come so stay tune for Part 2 if you are curious to know how Feng Nong who is the author of A Lonesome Fragrance Waiting to be Appreciated and Fresh Gor Gor who is the author of Hua Qian Gu plus many others look like.
What can I say? I’ve only been away on holidays for about 3 weeks but so much has happened with my Shan Shan. There is no chapter 36 update this week because I’ve not even started translating it. A few days ago, Phong sent me an email informing me that in an interview, Gu Man has confirmed that Come and Eat, Shan Shan will be made into a drama.
‘Lei Ho’ from Hong Kong:) The featured picture is Shan Shan sleeping while studying. It is also Lidge sleeping while proofreading, which is why updating has been slow lately, lol. Haha, just kidding! Lidge has been working hard to finish this before I go on my holidays so thank you. This chapter is mainly about a love rival with a love letter, but all is not what it seems to be!
Yah, I know this Turtle’s Embarassing Record is not something to shout home about as some of the jokes are not funny. It is probably because I don’t really understand them since I can’t read Chinese. As usual, I had a hard time getting people to read and help me with the translation. This is strictly for Gu Man’s fans only:) As for the actual comic book for Shan Shan, it will be released soon. I hope I can bring it home with me so that we can look at the cute pictures together. In the meantime, check out the preview in the featured picture.
Konnichiwa from Tokyo:) This chapter is mostly about Feng Teng trying hard to persuade Shan Shan not to go to CPA exam preparatory classes so that she can spend more time with him. I don’t really agree with his action and find him kind of selfish and chauvinistic. Luckily, our Shan Shan stands firm as one should always strife to improve oneself. Also, in these few chapters, you get better insight as to why someone like Feng Teng will fall in love with someone like Shan Shan:)
This is the last part of the released radio drama from Echo of Wings production. There are three more parts but they have not been released yet:( Later, maybe I’ll translate the radio drama from another equally good production so you can compare and contrast. I will be away on holidays so update will be on a fortnightly basis until I come back in Dec. In the meantime, listen to this radio drama to refresh your memory as the first 18 chapters are the best and most funny.
From the picture, you can guess that this is a sweet chapter. I bet Gu Man got her inspiration from Cinderella:) Instead of a footman putting on the glass slipper for Shan Shan, we have Feng Teng pulling off her boot, lol. This is a rather long chapter and there are a fair bit of huggings so blush blush, haha….For your information Gu Man studied accounting in university but did not become an accountant so I guess she wants Shan Shan to do the exam for her.
Yippee, Feng Teng is back !!!! Our fellow reader Mel is angry with Shan Shan for denying the relationship. Well, I hope you don’t vomit blood after reading this chapter, lol. She also expects Feng Teng to come charging in on his white horse. As you can see from the picture, he comes back in an aeroplane:P My dear readers, when you are reading this novel, do bear in mind Feng Teng is BIG BOSS who is high and mighty so he does not need to do anything personally and he definitely will not grovel !!! However, he can be sweet as you will see in later chapters, heehee…..
Since there is only about a quarter of Shan Shan left to be translated, I’ve been thinking which book should I translate next or should I just retire and concentrate on reading my ever increasing pile of novels? Hence, I decide to let my readers exercise their preferences through voting in a poll. See, I am so nice, lol. Most of the books listed are written by Gu Man since I am a fan and you can find further information in the book bar. If you want to vote for other books, leave me a comment but no ancient, sad or long novels. In view that I will be translating a book written in a communist country, I do not necessary translate the book with the most votes. Nonetheless, it’ll form a big part of my consideration.
Thank you to everyone who voted. This is getting interesting. After two days of voting, it seems Silent Separation is going neck to neck with You Dare Marry Me, I Dare Marry You. Hey, don’t mix this book up with the K-drama Marry Him if You Dare ! I am surprised that this book has so many votes. Is it because there is no Viet translation? I wish to inform you that if this book does get translated, it will not be a word for word translation and some parts will be summarised. Anyway, I hope the result will reflect the preference of the majority. Bear in mind, the book with the most votes will not automatically be chosen:P