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To Live -a novel by Yu Hua, translated by Michael Berry

A guide to CWU's 2019 Big Read

This is an informal/homemade guide

This may help in pronouncing the names of the major characters in the English translation of To Live.

Fugui -Foo-gwee

Jiazhen -Jia-jen

Fengxia -Fung-shia

Youqing -Yo-ching

Erxi -Ar-shi

Kugen - Koo-gen, with hard “g”

Changeen - Chawn-geen, with a hard 'g'

Long er -Long-ar

Wang Xi -Wong-shi

Chensheng -Chun-shung