If you are looking for some Xmas books, either for your own reading, or as gifts, here we offer some ideas
Mao The Unknown Story
By Jung ChangJon Halliday
Penned by the team behind Wild Swans, the book presents the revered founder of the PRC in his most unflattering and brutal light. Mao The Unknown Story is not skint on gore or violence and presents the leader as not really a Chinese communist as much as he was a bloodthirsty revolutionary. Filled with indictments of all persuasions, the historical biography is certainly not the final say on Mao Zedong, but is the most damming...