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A Death in Peking: Who Really Killed Pamela Werner? • Graeme Sheppard

I first came across Graeme Sheppard’s book last year, only it was an earlier version: Life & Death in Old Peking: The Murder of Pamela Werner. As one of the chaps behind independent publisher Camphor Press, I’m always on the outlook for new titles. Every so often I trawl through the […]

By |November 1st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China’s Capital Through the Ages • Michael A. Aldrich

This is a tremendously enjoyable book; reading it feels like going for a stroll through Old Peking with a companion who is a cross between Peter Hopkirk and Mark Twain. On the very first page of the book, Aldrich lays out his stall with an explanation of the use of […]

By |May 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments