Sneak preview: Diamond Hill, Memories of Growing Up in a Hong Kong Squatter Village

2017-11-05T19:33:18+08:00August 12th, 2009|authors, hong kong, new books|6 Comments

This memoir of a native son of a Kowloon-side squatter village – the first book ever on Diamond Hill, in either Chinese or English – is a revelation. Shocking in places, wistful in others, it presents the early days of a life shaped by a now-extinct community. Penned by a high-achieving Hong Kong professional, Feng Chi-shun’s sharp recollections of his [...]