In its last days under British rule, the Crown Colony of Hong Kong is the world's most exciting city, at once fascinating and exasperating, a tangle of contradictions. It is a dazzling amalgam of conspicuous consumption and primitive poverty, the most architecturally incongruous yet undeniably beautiful urban panorama of all. World-renowned travel writer Jan Morris offers the most insightful and comprehensive study of the enigma of Hong Kong thus far.
About Jan Morris
Jan Morris, who has been writing about the world for fifty years, is the author of Coronation Everest, Venice, and Manhattan ’45, among many other books. She lives in Wales.