Unsavory Elements: Stories of Foreigners on the Loose in China

Unsavory Elements Stories of Foreigners on the Loose in China Unsavory Elements is an unprecedented anthology of new original true stories from some of the most celebrated foreign writers that have lived in modern China Westerners are flocking to China in i

  • Title: Unsavory Elements: Stories of Foreigners on the Loose in China
  • Author: TomCarter DominicStevenson Peter Hessler Simon Winchester SusanConley Jonathan Watts Deborah Fallows Alan Paul
  • ISBN: 9789881616401
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Paperback
  • Unsavory Elements is an unprecedented anthology of 28 new, original, true stories from some of the most celebrated foreign writers that have lived in modern China Westerners are flocking to China in increasing numbers to chase their dreams even as Chinese emigrants seek their own dreams abroad, and life as an outsider in China has many sides to it weird, fascinating andUnsavory Elements is an unprecedented anthology of 28 new, original, true stories from some of the most celebrated foreign writers that have lived in modern China Westerners are flocking to China in increasing numbers to chase their dreams even as Chinese emigrants seek their own dreams abroad, and life as an outsider in China has many sides to it weird, fascinating and appalling Edited by Tom Carter, this anthology falls under the genre of travel writing, yet travel is just the beginning of the adventure hereDIA REVIEWS Great vignettes from world class writersa celebration of the outsider s experience in China, in all of its juiciness and fetid rancour Time Out Shanghai Excellent Concise and truthful South China Morning Post Although other anthologies have featured outstanding journalism about China by Western writers, Carter s collection is the first to focus on the wide ranging experiences of foreigners living in China China Daily The authors, mostly experienced writers who have traveled widely in China, offer tales beyond those of the usual laowai experience Shanghai Daily The majority of stories are individual gems and an enjoyably diverse range of issues are found in the book Time Out Hong Kong The moral of this collection appears to be that though almost everything has changed, one basic thing the allure of China to a certain kind of Westerner remains curiously consistent Taipei Times Funny, poigna

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