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The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Book Review: The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

Kim Fay's The Map of Lost Memories takes its characters and its readers into a forbidden world of political intrigue and treachery, on a death-defying mission of ecumenical proportions.

Destinations: Vietnam | Cambodia | China
Topics: Travel | Literature | Women & Travel | 20th Century History | Art | Culture | People | Religion | Ancient History | Architecture

The Eyes of Hoian

Nguyen Thi Lan - lanhqt [217]

Whenever I come to Hoian I love to see the eyes over the doors of old houses. To me they are so spiritual. They are there to welcome friendly people, but also to send away the evil spirit to protect...

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Literature | Women & Travel
The Wandering Falcon, by Jamil Ahmad

India dominates Man Asian book prize shortlist

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An unprecedented seven authors compete for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize...

Destinations: India | Pakistan | China | Japan | Korea, S
Topics: Literature

Banned books hot property in censored Vietnam

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Vietnam's pop culture is attracting the attention of print censors ...

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Literature
New Year Games in Sapa, Vietnam

New Year in Northern Vietnam

Vietnam Heritage Travel - davidvht [326]

New Year in Northern Vietnam...

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | Literature | Religion | Nature | Traditions
The Quiet American

Film Review: The Quiet American

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

Based on the famed Graham Greene novel of the same name, The Quiet American stars Michael Caine as British journalist Thomas Fowler and Brendan Fraser as American medical aid administrator Alden Pyle.

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Green Tea

Film Review: Green Tea

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

Based on a short story Adiliya by the River by Jin Renshun, Green Tea zooms in on the world of blind dating.

Destinations: China
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts
Noble House

Film Review: Noble House

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

The world of high finance is the setting for this 1980s NBC mini-series based on the 1981 novel of the same name by James Clavell.

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: People | Literature | Working Abroad | Performing Arts | 20th Century History
Book cover for Antonio Graceffo's upcoming book, Warrior Odyssey.

A Warrior's Odyssey - Interview with Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,466]

Antonio Graceffo's eagerly anticipated new book, Warrior Odyssey, covers the beginning of his trek throughout Asia. Commencing from 2001, his quest for adventure has developed into a journey of...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Literature | Traditions | Culture | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History
Sign of the Rat by Indigo Jones

Sign of the Rat – Illustrated Action Thriller

Jack Harbison - jack_harbison [55]

Enjoy a fast-paced escape to Vietnam, with more than 60 photo-realistic illustrations.

Destinations: Halong Bay | Hoi An | Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Food | Travel | Adventure | Literature | For Kids
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