Jung Chang | 'I think China is probably at a critical moment'

Jung Chang | 'I think China is probably at a critical moment'

When Jung Chang was growing up in Mao Zedong’s China, the best-known modern fairytale told was of the three Soong sisters from Shanghai. The story went that "one loved money, one loved power, and one loved her country".

"Every Chinese person in communities the world over knows about the sisters," Chang tells me on the phone from New York, where she is on a visit from her home in London. Now the sisters are set to become familiar to non-Chinese readers too, with the publication of Chang’s utterly engrossing new book Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of 20th-Cen...

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