Little Paradise

Author(s): Gabrielle Wang

Young Adult Fiction

Mirabel, a 17-year-old Australian-born Chinese girl, falls in love with a Chinese soldier stationed in Melbourne during WW II. When their affair is discovered JJ is posted back to China. Mirabel decides to follow him to Shanghai. But China is in the throes of civil war and the Communist army is advancing. Will Mirabel find JJ before it's too late?


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Gabrielle Wang's novel The Garden of Empress Cassia won the 2002 Aurealis Award, was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and was a CBC Notable Book. The Pearl of Tiger Bay was shortlisted for the 2004 Aurealis Award, and The Lion Drummer was named a Notable Book in the 2009 CBC Book of the Year Awards. A Ghost in My Suitcase was released in 2009.

General Fields

  • : 9780143011477
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : March 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 324
  • : Paperback
  • : Gabrielle Wang