Maiden Voyage

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Readers Union, 1945 - Authors, English - 303 pages
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Autobiography of a sensitive English schoolboy, who went to China, where his father was in business.

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User Review  - DramMan - LibraryThing

A memoir of the author's first visit to China in the 1930s, while still a teenager (a troubled one as he had just run away from his boarding school, Repton). Written in a simple, unaffected style, it is a beguiling read. Read full review

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User Review  - CliffBurns - LibraryThing

Denton Welch's first book, an account of his flight from his horrid English school and trip abroad to visit his father in Shanghai. As with everything Welch wrote, the detail is exquisite, beautifully ... Read full review


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