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Paul French

Paul French studied history, economics and Mandarin in London and has an M.Phil in economics from the University of Glasgow. He is now based in Shanghai as a business advisor and analyst.

Paul is the author of four works of Asian history: Carl Crow: A Tough Old China Hand, North Korea: The Paranoid Peninsula, One Billion Shoppers: Accessing Asia's Consuming Passions, and Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from the Opium Wars to Mao. Paul's most recent book is Midnight in Peking, a true crime investigation of a young woman's murder in the last days of colonial Peking.

Melbourne Writers Festival, 25 Aug 2011 - 04 Sept 2011
Level 1, 176 Lt Lonsdale Street, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne VIC 3000
Box Office: +61 (0)3 9999 1199, T: +61 (0)3 9094 7859, F: +61 (0)3 9650 6467

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