But, Pallavi Iyer, the Hindu Correspondent in
‘Smoke and mirrors’attempts to explore broad themes that define modern
The dualities of tradition and modernity, socialism and capitalism, freedom and control, which Chinese people negotiate on a daily basis are at the heart of the book.
She describes how
The rural urban divide, often over emphasised by western media, is relative when compared with
Kleptocratic corruption was less common among political elites in
Many Indians who set up business in
Few. who speaks Mandarin, ever learn the language.