INTO CHINA by Eileen Bigland

INTO CHINA

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An emotional book of personal experience, vivid as her earlier books, and, though grim in spots, shares with her reader the author's own excitement over her wanderings. The Sino-Japanese hostilities are on; the European war is foreshadowed only. The Burma road is a route into China, beset with tourist delays, priesthood interference -- but a government bus takes her through eventually. It proves a night-marish journey, with filth, death, breakdowns, famine and mishaps, but through it all she learns to love a land whose contrasts were violent and dramatic, which seduced her while she was revolted. Travel-cum-background appeal.

Pub Date: Jan. 21st, 1941
Publisher: Macmillan