30 October 2010

Diggers and Levellers in Red China?

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‘On 1 October 1954, Sir Hugh Casson, the urbane professor of interior design who had been director of architecture at the Festival of Britain, found himself standing by the Tiananmen Gate in the ancient and still walled city of Peking…’ An article in the Guardian Review.

I wrote this piece  to coincide with publication of Passport to Peking.  It was published  as ‘The Bamboo Curtain’, in Guardian Review on 30 October 2010, pp. 18-19. You can read it here»

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