Interview: Wang Xiaofang

Interview: Wang Xiaofang


Corruption is widely acknowledged as a serious, and endemic issue in China. Yet only occasionally – when big cases such as that of former Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai, or news of the extraordinary wealth accumulated by the family of Premier Wen Jiabao, come to light – is the public provided with a glimpse into the rarefied world of corrupt, elite officials. Only an insider could divulge the best-kept secrets of China’s power-centred bureaucracy. That’s why the thirteen novels of former official Wang Xiaofang have caused such a stir since the first, The Deadly Vortex, was published in 2003. His bestselling book, The Beijing Representative, has sold more than one million copies.


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