The Hong Kong Letters

9789887963851
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In 1969, amidst the height of China's Cultural Revolution, a yacht sets sail from Hong Kong and vanishes without a trace. The world's media becomes enraptured with the story of the missing crew. However, little do they know that Gill and her companions are still very much alive, being held captive by Communist militia in a remote Chinese fishing village. As she is interrogated by the People's Liberation Army, Gill is careful not to reveal too much - like the fact that her crew-mates are all British soldiers, her roommates are Japanese (traditional enemies of China), or that her boss, a top advertising executive in Hong Kong, is notorious for firing employees he deems to be "Reds". This vibrant memoir, which mixes elements of Mad Men with Han Suyin's A Many Splendored Thing, captures the essence of a fantasy-driven Hong Kong. At twenty-one years old, Gill is both charming and naive, rubbing elbows with the city's wealthy elites and

 

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ISBN : 9789887963851
BY (AUTHOR) : Shaddick, Gill
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LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback

DIMENSIONS :  150 × 225 mm

WEIGHT:  390 g

 

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Memoirs


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