Author: 

Jonathan Fenby, author of 'Tiger Head, Snake Tails: China Today

Additional author info: 

Jonathan Fenby is author of ‘Tiger Head, Snake Tails: China Today’ and China Director at the research service Trusted Sources

Yang Jisheng, 

Tombstone: The Untold Story of Mao’s Great Famine 

(Allen Lane, £30)

A rice field in the province of Kwantung, China. Photo: Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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