Liu Yichang in 1996. Picture: SCMP Liu Yichang in 1996. Picture: SCMP
Liu Yichang in 1996. Picture: SCMP
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Liu Yichang’s death marks end of an era for Chinese literature

For Shanghai-born Liu and fellow writers of his generation, Hong Kong became a refuge from the political turmoils of China post-1949, yet retained a connection to home

Liu Yichang in 1996. Picture: SCMP Liu Yichang in 1996. Picture: SCMP
Liu Yichang in 1996. Picture: SCMP
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