The book by Liu Qikun is sold out at Eslite stores in Hong Kong, according to employees of the retain chain. Photo: Nora Tam
The book by Liu Qikun is sold out at Eslite stores in Hong Kong, according to employees of the retain chain. Photo: Nora Tam

Book slammed for glorifying foreign invasion of China in early 1900s ‘snapped up by readers’ in Hong Kong

  • Book by Beijing-born writer Liu Qikun says invasion led by eight foreign powers in 1900 helped avoid humanitarian crisis in China and was justified
  • The title sold out at all seven Eslite stores in city, employees say, after pro-Beijing media accused book of twisting history

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The book by Liu Qikun is sold out at Eslite stores in Hong Kong, according to employees of the retain chain. Photo: Nora Tam
The book by Liu Qikun is sold out at Eslite stores in Hong Kong, according to employees of the retain chain. Photo: Nora Tam
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