Timothy Mo

Story of transsexuals, spies and insurgents is pure fun

Pure by Timothy Mo Turnaround Books

Sunday, 3 June, 2012, 12:00am

BOOK (1978)

The Monkey King

by Timothy Mo (Random House)

While proving a tremendous success, it was notable that the recently concluded Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival featured not one world-beating Hongkonger on what was a generally illustrious programme.

22 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Timothy Mo

'What makes the Japanese record between 1937 and 1945 disgraceful is the consistent and institutionalised nature of the cruelty towards the helpless. Some Westerners seek to explain it by saying that the Japanese code of military honour decreed that a soldier die rather than surrender and that POWs had forfeited all right to be treated as humans.

15 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Literary genius

IT must be many a successful novelist's dream to abandon his publisher and go it alone with a book, confident in the knowledge that success will follow.

1 Mar 1995 - 12:00am