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A Great Clamour: Encounters with China and Its Neighbours Pankaj Mishra

A Great Clamour: Encounters with China and Its Neighbours

Pankaj Mishra

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An intellectual who faults the Communist Party for not being left enough- a Tibetan poet who has become the conscience of her nation- and the bestselling novelist who has began to enjoy ‘the fruits of capitalism’—here are some of the people throughMoreAn intellectual who faults the Communist Party for not being left enough- a Tibetan poet who has become the conscience of her nation- and the bestselling novelist who has began to enjoy ‘the fruits of capitalism’—here are some of the people through whom Pankaj Mishra explores the contradictions and dynamism of modern-day China.Journeying to Tibet on the newly built express from Beijing, to Mongolia on the Trans-Siberian Railway, and then through Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan, he draws, too, a vivid portrait of China’s neighbours, and the shadow the restless giant casts over its stage.Full of unexpected ideas and fresh insights, A Great Clamour is an extraordinary account of contemporary Asia from one of our finest essayists.