Tag Archives: China

Review: Pearl of China (Anchee Min)

Goodreads Summary: It is the end of the nineteenth century and China is riding on the crest of great change, but for nine-year-old Willow, the only child of a destitute family in the small southern town of Chin-kiang, nothing ever … Continue reading

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Review: The Man From Beijing (Henning Mankell)

Goodreads Summary: January 2006. In the Swedish hamlet of Hesjövallen, nineteen people have been massacred. The only clue is a red ribbon found at the scene. Judge Birgitta Roslin has particular reason to be shocked: her grandparents, the Andréns, are among … Continue reading

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