| ||Critics call Guo Jingming's writing overly commercial and narcissistic. But to his young fans, the 28-year-old writes about their lives with sensitivity, in a melancholy, polished style...
'Before I wrote, I knew my work would spark controversy,' he said, 'but I want to depict a contemporary Shanghai the way it is. It would be ridiculous to avoid its typical luxurious lifestyle.' (2012 SCMP article) |