Mapping Eileen’s life – Chen Qing

 Img News 200612110015 C1-Cover-Vb-1From Shanghai Daily:

Eileen Chang to Shanghai is as Charles Dickens to London and Victor Hugo to Paris. Now a book details and maps the life of the complicated legendary female writer who penned the city’s living history.

Shanghai and Eileen Chang (or Zhang Ailing º†Áà±Áé≤), the city and the legendary writer – the idea came to Chun Zi, whose real name is Li Chun, a city radio presenter and writer, when she visited one of Chang’s old residences.

The idea became a book “Right Here Shanghai: A Map of the Life of Eileen Chang,” recently released in an updated 166-page second edition with new photos and information. It contains more than 100 scenes of Shanghai and is a virtual map of Chang’s life in the city. [Full Text]

December 10, 2006 10:57 PM
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