Beijing at the turn of the 20th century, when Scott Tong’s history of modern China, told through his family’s, begins. Picture: l'Illustration

The story of China’s opening up told through one family’s history in Scott Tong’s A Village With My Name – book review

A Village With My Name is a remarkable achievement: the writer has overcome his own family’s reluctance to speak about a past punctuated by heart-rending episodes to tell the story of China’s re-emergence through their lives

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Beijing at the turn of the 20th century, when Scott Tong’s history of modern China, told through his family’s, begins. Picture: l'Illustration
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