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Popular youth novel Paris Through Closed Eyes translated into English

Update: September, 17/2013 - 08:58
The English version of a popular novel among youths by female writer Duong Thuy has just been published by the Youth Publisher.— Photo duongthuy.net

HA NOI (VNS) — The English version of a popular novel among youths by female writer Duong Thuy has just been published by the Youth Publisher.

Titled Paris Through Closed Eyes, the English version of Nham Mat Thay Paris was completed by American translator Elbert Bloom.

The 324-page novel tells the story of a young Vietnamese woman named Quynh Mai, who works for a French cosmetics company and has to face the forces of jealousy, evil and greed on her way up the corporate ladder.

The book also concentrates on the psychology of people in love and in business relationships.

Thuy has travelled widely in Europe for many years and wrote some other famous novels including Oxford Thuong Yeu (Beloved Oxford) or Venice va Nhung Cuoc Tinh Gondola (Venice and Love Affairs on the Gondola). — VNS

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