Wonderlanded: Life as an expat in China
A German architect moves to south China's Yunnan province to find work, love and inspiration and to realise her dream of becoming an artist. It is an inside view of Chinese customs, work politics, people and the local expat community. The book is beautifully illustrated with the writers paintings created over the time period the book encapsulates.
The book is the story of a woman who moves to China´s Yunnan Province to find work, love and inspiration and to fulfill her dream of becoming an artist. She learns about Chinese customs, work politics, real estate and life. She describes her personal life's struggles, failures and learning through Lewis Carroll's "Alice's adventures in Wonderland". She travels to many places and describes different Chinese cities. She struggles with her love life and with a counselor at her side she moves through life and learns. The book is beautifully illustrated with the writer's paintings created over the time period the book encapsulates. The book is funny and tragic, informative and inspiring. People who have been to China will find themselves again and people who haven't will be able to take a look through the looking glass.