A Great Clamour - Encounters with China and Its Neighbours
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A Great Clamour - Encounters with China and Its Neighbours (English, Hardcover, Mishra Pankaj)

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A Great Clamour - Encounters with China and Its Neighbours  (English, Hardcover, Mishra Pankaj)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Penguin Books India Pvt Ltd
  • Genre: Travel
  • ISBN: 9780670086887, 0670086886
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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.

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  • Penguin Hamish Hamilton
Publication Year
  • September
Book Type
  • Non Fiction Book
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The Great Clamour

Loved the book. If you like reading about Asia but aren't too much into facts and figures this is the perect read. Try it. :)
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Racy and absorbing

The book unveils in detail news and events of recent decades in China especially after Tiananmen Square Uprising of 1989, which is fading into memory of both Chinese and others elsewhere in the world. The author relates events as is being viewed by people whom he come across during his travel in China and Far East. He traces history behind events and how changing ideas moulded the countries in the present day matrix
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