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The Year of the Shanghai Shark

It is ages since I wrote a book review, about time I remedied that! The Year of the Shanghai Shark by Mo Zhi Hong  is a wonderful lighthearted yet thoughtful depiction of an adolescent growing up in modern China. The … Continue reading

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Ma Jiang, Mahjong, Mah-jongg or Ma Qiao – what’s in a game?

Whether you call it Ma Jiang, Mahjong, Ma-Jongg or Ma Qiao doesn’t really matter, (but if you think that the game of Mahjong on your computer is the real thing, think again,  that is a form of solitaire and apart … Continue reading

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