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P.P. Wong

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PP Wong is the first British Born Chinese novelist to get a publishing deal in the UK. She grew up in London and her parents are from Singapore. After completing a degree in Anthropology and Law at the London School of Economics, she did a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism.

Her debut novel THE LIFE OF A BANANA is about race relations in London seen through the eyes of a 12-year-old girl. The novel was longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and highly rated in newspapers and magazines such as The Guardian, The Independent, Corriere Della Sera, La Stampa, The Daily Mail, The Straits Times, The Star, Bangkok Post, Vanity Fair and Marie Claire. She was also interviewed by BBC radio several times and read from her novel on Malaysia

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The Life of a Banana

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