Chinese shadows

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Penguin Books, 1978 - History - 220 pages
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I was able to borrow a copy of this book through and inter-library loan and skimmed through it in a weekend. How sad to read of the destruction of centuries of culture and history by the Maoists. Read full review

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a disturbing look at Mao's China Read full review


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Hagiographic Interlude
Cultural Life

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About the author (1978)

Simon Leys is the pseudonym of Pierre Ryckmans, a noted scholar and astringent observer of Chinese culture and politics.

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