Biography

Paul French

Born in London and educated there and in Glasgow, Paul French has lived and worked in Shanghai for many years. He is a widely published analyst and commentator on China and has written a number of books dealing with China’s pre-1949 history: THE OLD SHANGHAI A–Z; THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: China’s Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao; and CARL CROW - A TOUGH OLD CHINA HAND: The Life, Times, and Adventures of an American in Shanghai.

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Paul French

Books by Paul French

by Paul French - Nonfiction, True Crime

Historian and China expert Paul French at last uncovers the truth behind the notorious murder of a young Englishwoman, and offers a rare glimpse of the last days of colonial Peking.