Kowloon Tong

Kowloon Tong

Book - 1997
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The humiliation of a colonial Englishman on the eve of China's takeover of Hong Kong. Neville Mallard, a member of the white elite is forced to sell his family's textile factory to a Chinese businessman. It is a blow to his wallet, but even more to his confidence, the end of a century of white arrogance.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997.
ISBN: 9780395860298
0395860296
Branch Call Number: FIC THER
Characteristics: 243 pages ; 22 cm

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WVMLStaffPicks Oct 26, 2014

Theroux brings his unusual unique perspective to life in Hong Kong during the Chinese "takeaway" through his depiction of a puzzled and anxious British business man forced to return to England.

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