esses a significant topic-crimes exist-and Jia’s writing is multilayered and reveals the complications under the surface, she says.

For younger readers’ delight, Web Novel, an affiliate of China Literature Group, arranged two sem

inars during the London fair, discussing their approach of generating quality online novels and turnin

g them into more products, such as video games, TV series, movies and animations.

Web Novel has more than 16,000 international authors, who create 23,000 original nove

ls in English, as well as 200 translators to present 300 serial novels translated from hit Chinese works.

At the London fair, the platform presented an original story by a college student from t

he United States, entitled Reborn: Evolving from Nothing. The series written in English is in progress and had

9 million “hits” by mid-March. It is written with references to Chinese culture and traditional tales.