Destination Chungking – Han Suyin (1954)

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Destination Chungking – Han Suyin (1954)

S$48.00

Han Suyin’s first book, a fictionalized autobiography about her life in China.

Title: Destination Chungking

Author: Han Suyin

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1954.

Condition: Hardcover, with price-clipped dust jacket. Good. Small closed tears to dust jacket, inscription and a bookseller’s sticker to endpapers. Slight tanning. 287pp., app 8″ by 5″.

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Description

A fictionalized account of Han Suyin’s life in China during the Sino-Japanese war, and also her first book.

About the author :

Han Suyin is well-known in the region for her books, especially And the Rain My Drink and A Many-Splendored thing. She helped set up Singapore’s Nanyang University, and was invited by Lin Yutang to teach there. While she was in Singapore/Malaya, she was married to Leon Comber, a British officer in the Malayan Special Branch, himself an author of many informative non-fiction books on the region.