A huge bust of a youthful Mao Zedong on Orange Island in Changsha, China. Photo: Ian Gill
A huge bust of a youthful Mao Zedong on Orange Island in Changsha, China. Photo: Ian Gill
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In Changsha, China, a British writer finds clues to his own history and that of Chairman Mao

  • The Hunan provincial capital bears its association with the nation’s most famous son proudly
  • Despite the introduction of modern industries, the city retains a feeling of yesteryear

A huge bust of a youthful Mao Zedong on Orange Island in Changsha, China. Photo: Ian Gill
A huge bust of a youthful Mao Zedong on Orange Island in Changsha, China. Photo: Ian Gill
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