Khoa Ngô

Biography

My name is Anh Khoa, an ESL teacher currently working and living in Vietnam. I have a passion for languages and I have always dreamed about publishing my own books one day.

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Books

Grace and Flair: A Sample of Hồ Xuân Hương's Poetry
Price: Free! Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
This free book contains a sample of the famous Vietnamese poetess Hồ Xuân Hương's poetry, including the English translations of thirty-three out of the sixty-one Nôm poems extracted from my other book titled "Grace and Flair: Three Vietnamese Poetesses." The poems included here serve as a brief introduction to Hồ Xuân Hương's daring, defiant poetry filled with double entendres and clever wordplay.
Grace and Flair: Three Vietnamese Poetesses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
This book includes some of Đoàn Thị Điểm's, Hồ Xuân Hương's and Bà Huyện Thanh Quan's most popular poems along with their Enlish translations (many of which strive to stay as faithful as possible to the original poems in terms of meaning and form) and annotations so that interested readers can enjoy not only the beauty of their poetry but also the depths of the poetesses' boundless talents.
101 Translated Ca Dao Songs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Ca dao has long been considered to be the soul of the enduring Vietnamese folk poetry. To introduce the beauty of ca dao to readers worldwide, in this book, the translator has selected a total of 101 ca dao songs on different topics and translate them into English while trying his best to maintain the contents as well as the poetic forms which make ca dao so timelessly popular and charming.
Lục Vân Tiên - Translated and Annotated
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
(5.00)
This bilingual book contains the Vietnamese text of Lục Vân Tiên (a masterpiece of Nguyễn Đình Chiểu and a gem in Vietnam's literary treasury), its English translation which follows the rules of the Lục Bát poetic form and the annotations at the end of the translation to further explain the stories, allusions and meanings behind certain expressions used throughout the work.
Body and Soul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,800. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00)
When two reapers decide to play necromancer to bury a mistake, everything spins out of control, for them and for the one they call back from beyond the grave - a soul of a wrongly reaped young woman trapped inside the body of a freshly dead girl. As the struggle for dominance between the vessel and the soul intensifies, the reapers have their own battle to resolve between ethics and sentiments.
Xuân Diệu's Love Poems
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book contains a collection of translated poems on the theme of love composed by the brilliant mind of Xuân Diệu, one of the most prolific and well-known poets of Vietnam.
The Reunion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
When Nam, an uptight young man with an internalized difficulty in interacting with others (especially women), runs into his childhood friend and crush at his apartment one night, he never expects the bittersweet reunion to quickly descend into something much darker and more sinister than meets the eyes.
The Flutist and The Graveyard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Huy, a homeless boy living in an alleyway and playing his treasured flute to earn his meals, makes the nearby graveyard his frequent haunt and talks with the denizens there to pass the time, the same as he has been doing for months. One day, he receives a warning from his creepy acquaintance. Now, he has to acknowledge that there is a deadly curse at work in the area and tries to put a stop to it.
The Tale of Kiều - A Bilingual Edition by Ngô Bình Anh Khoa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
(5.00)
This book is a bilingual edition of the Nguyễn Du's Truyện Kiều (lit. The Tale of Kiều) containing both the Vietnamese text and the translator's own English translation, which strives to stay as faithful as possible to the imagery, the allusions, the proverbs and, most importantly, the traditional Lục Bát (6-8) meter of the Vietnamese literature.

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