“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
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SOJOURNERS TO CHINA Paul French & Jeremiah Jenne in Conversation – Beijing International Literary Festival, 16/3/19

Posted: March 12th, 2019 | No Comments »

Delighted of course to be back at the Beijing International Literary Festival – promoting City of Devils and my new essay collection of old sojourner tales Destination Shanghai and talking with the ever-fascinating Jeremiah Jenne – Bookworm – Saturday 16th, 4pm.

Tickets here – http://bookwormfestival.com/events/blf-2019-sojourners-to-china/

Paul French, Jeremiah Jenne
Saturday, March 16, 4:00 PM
60 RMB | The Bookworm – TICKETS
From the brief visits of Eugene O’Neil and Langston Hughes to the long and deep sojourns of Harold Acton and the Peking aesthetes. Writers, movie stars, journalists, minor royals, poets, artists and even the founder of Scientology. From around the world a fascinating range of people, at one time or another, called China home in the first half of the 20th century. Writers and China historians Jeremiah Jenne and Paul French discuss some of them and their time and travels in the Middle Kingdom.
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