The Hong Kong International Literary Festival

Jung Chang

Jung Chang is the author of the bestselling books Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China and Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China. Her books have been translated into more than 40 languages and sold more than 15 million copies worldwide. She has won many awards, including the UK Writers’ Guild Best Nonfiction and Book of the Year UK. Jung Chang was born in Sichuan Province, China in 1952. She left China for Britain in 1978 and obtained a PhD in linguistics in 1982 at the University of York—the first person from communist China to receive a doctorate from a British university.

張戎是暢銷書 《鴻:三代中國女人的故事》和 《慈禧:開啓現代中國的皇太后》的作家。她的作品被翻譯成四十多種語言,在全球銷售一千五百萬本。她榮獲多個獎項,包括英國作家公會最佳非小説及英國年度最佳書籍。張戎在1952年生於中國四川省,1978年遷居英國,於約克大學攻讀語言學博士學位,成為第一位從共產中國到來取得英國大學博士學位的學者。


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