Behind the Wall: A Journey Through China

Behind the Wall: A Journey Through China by Colin Thubron
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ISBN
9780140109917
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
320
Dimensions
129 x 198mm
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'Many China specialists who disdain 'I saw China' books will wish they had written Colin Thubron's Behind the Wall ... A wonderfully perceptive writer' - Jonathan Mirsky in The Times Literary Supplement 'A travel book which tells us more about this strange, sometimes terrible region and its people than a library of more pretentious works' - Patrick Marnham in the Literary Review' This transcendentally gifted writer is, of course, one of the two or three best living travel writers' - Jan Morris in the Independent 'An intrepid traveller, who also writes beautifully, with wit and erudition ... The result is a rare first-hand account of a country seen through the eyes of one who has experienced what he describes and who is in a position to understand what he sees ... He penetrates where most would believe it is impossible for a foreigner to go' - Robin Hanbury-Tenison in the Spectator 'This travel book seems to me to have the quali
ISBN:
9780140109917
Publication Date:
01 / 02 / 1989
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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