The book brings to light the ethos of Chinese society highlighting the realities of life in today’s China. Not only is this book a search for historical, personal and societal identities but it also delves into the past, exploring the links between India and China from ancient times to the present, moving across time lines.
An economist by training from the Delhi School of Economics, Poonam Surie has spent the better part of the last thirty years living across four continents. Her stints in a set of very diverse countries including Tanzania, Belgium, Poland, USA, Bhutan and China have given her a unique perspective and worldview. Having met and observed people from various cultures, backgrounds and ethnicities, she has learnt a lot, often sharing this knowledge through her writing.