'...lively and human portrait of a society living in extraordinarily
-- The Scotsman
`perceptive, detailed and entertaining' -- TLS
'a brilliant insider's account of life in the new China'
-- Sunday Times
'excellent... a gripping account written from the inside and with
a great deal of vivid detail' -- The Guardian Unlimited
'perceptive, detailed and entertaining' -- TLS
'A gripping account of modern China's transformation: Duncan Hewitt introduces us to the new Chinese -- the entrepreneurs and the migrant workers, the ambitious students and the young lovers, the real estate agents and restaurant owners, the performance artists and those who search for new faiths. This is living history written from the inside.'
John Gittings (author of The Changing Face of China).