Penguin: Midnight in Peking
A true story of a murder and implicative account of the end of an erawww.midnightinpeking.com
In his book, Midnight in Peking, Paul French gives his account of Peking in January, 1937, when Japanese troops were already occupying Manchuria and were poised to advance south. Peking was a mix of privilege and scandal, lavish cocktail bars and opium dens, warlords and corruption, rumours and superstition. Midnight in Peking is a true story of a murder and implicative account of the end of an era.
- Map of The Streets of Old Peking depicting the destinations in the book
- Downloadable audio walk and walk map through the streets of Old Peking where major scenes in the book take place
- Extras gallery with pictures and photographs related to the Midnight in Peking book