ISBN 9780143423508,A Great Clamour: Encounters with China and Its Neighbours

A Great Clamour: Encounters with China and Its Neighbours

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Penguin India Publication

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780143423508

ISBN-10 0143423509


Number of Pages 352 Pages
Language (English)


Thoughtful, intelligent, rigorous and deeply insightful' TimeOut Full of unexpected ideas and fresh insights, A Great Clamour is an extraordinary account of contemporary Asia from one of our finest essayists. Journeying through China, Tibet, Mongolia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Japan, Mishra explores the contradictions and dynamism of modern-day China, simultaneously drawing a vivid portrait of its neighbours and the shadow the restless giant casts over its stage. 'Intriguing vignettes of (China's) transformation' Business World.
About the Author
Pankaj Mishra is the author of five other books, most recently from the Ruins of Empire. He writes for, among others, the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books and the Guardian.