Blogs in May 2018

City of Devils 10th May 2018

City of Devils is a dramatic non-fiction account of Shanghai’s lawless 1930s – but such a gripping read, as if James Ellroy had stumbled into a Shanghai cathouse. Before the Japanese invaded, outlaws from all over the world escaping...

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Midnight in Peking 1st January 1970

On a frozen night in January 1937, in the dying days of colonial Peking, a body was found under the haunted watchtower. It was Pamela Werner, the teenage daughter of the city’s former British consul Edward Werner. Her heart...

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