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A Family in Nanjing

Colin Thubron

'The old people had prepared a banquet for me - an extravagant spread of cold meats and dumplings which we ate with the prestige television blaring, and nobody watching it.'

Colin Thubron

Colin Thubron is a novelist and travel writer. He was appointed a CBE in the New Year's Honours December 2006 and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His books include In Siberia (Penguin/HarperCollins), The Lost Heart of Asia, Among the Russians and the novels Falling (1989) and To the Last City (2002).

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