Follow this distinguished author down the rabbit hole as she discovers the barbaric realities of the Japanese occupation of China in the late 1930s. A war that would eventually merge with World War Two is painted with the lyrical prose that only Robin Hyde could deliver. Hyde is a lone female journalist desperately evading the Japanese censors to send her accounts to Woman To-Day. She was the very first female journalist to visit these parts of China during this time. She encounters death, poverty, sickness and brutality as well as pockets of kindness on her journey. Experience this once in a lifetime adventure with Robin Hyde as your guide into the unknown and exotic. A treasure to read.