Beyond Beijing: China's Past, Present And Future
"Three Books ..." is a series in which we invite writers to recommend three great reads on a single theme.
China's scale is so vast, its variety so great and its rising power so apparent, it acts as an enormous magnet fixing our attention. One result is a torrent of books — political analyses, memoirs, histories, novels and short stories. Each promises a key to China, but how on earth to choose?
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