Acclaimed Chinese-born writer tackles feminism and sex

Acclaimed Chinese-born writer tackles feminism and sex

Humphrey Hawksley, Nikkei Asia – 3 March 2021

Passionate about women’s rights, Chinese-born novelist and British citizen Hong Ying has written historical fictional novels with themes of feminism and racy sex, and has also written an autobiography detailing the struggles of growing up in an unstable household during China’s Cultural Revolution. Her fascinating life and the struggles she’s faced in her career as a Chinese woman writing about the British elite is explored in this article by Humphrey Hawksley as he recounts meeting Hong Ying in a bookstore years ago and also their recent interview.

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