A Great Clamour: Encounters with China and Its Neighbours is an extraordinary account by Pankaj Mishra of the modern-day Asia.
Summary of the Book
In this book, the author draws a vivid portrait of China and the influence it has over its neighboring countries like Malaysia and Taiwan. In an attempt to get a closer look into the contemporary China, the author sets out on a journey to Tibet on the Trans-Siberian Railway and then travels to Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan.
About Pankaj Mishra
Pankaj Mishra is an award-winning Indian essayist and novelist. He had received the 2014 Windham–Campbell Prize for non-fiction. He has authored several books like Butter Chicken in Ludhiana: Travels in Small Town India, The Romantics, An End to Suffering: the Buddha in the World, etc.
The Great Clamour
20 Feb, 2014
Racy and absorbing
1 Feb, 2014