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    • Mao's Great Famine

    • By: Frank Dikötter
    • Narrated by: David Bauckham
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Between 1958 and 1962, 45 million Chinese people were worked, starved or beaten to death. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward. It lead to one of the greatest catastrophes the world has ever known. Dikotter's extraordinary research within Chinese archives brings together for the first time what happened in the corridors of power with the everyday experiences of ordinary people. This groundbreaking account definitively recasts the history of the People's Republic of China.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Amazing listen

    • By Dr S Bhatt on 23-04-17

    Regular price: £21.73