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Discover the riddles and untold stories of this city with many faces.

A multicultural hub bustling with possibility and promise, Hong Kong has become a centre for creativity and a source of inspiration. But it’s also a city facing daily contradictions: the riches of commerce amongst the shanty roof towns, the mango trees between industrial roundabouts and art facing commercial requirements. Through probing fiction and inquisitive non-fiction essays on politics, art, society, architecture and the economy, the Hong Kong Penguin Specials series explores this city’s deepest complexities.

  • An insightful exploration of the historical and social stimuli and implications of civil disobedience, City of Protest offers a compelling look at the often-fraught relationship between politics and belonging, and a city’s struggle to assert itself.

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