This experience leads me to avoid this author in the future. Narrator was ok; it was the story that I didn't get.
Nothing in particular.
I have skipped very few books among hundreds from Audible. This was one of them. If the book doesn't grab me in the first hour, I lose interest.
Reasonably decent overview of Chinese history. Be aware, she is a total, blind apologist for the Chinese Communist system. Hookham acknowledges NONE of Mao & his party's atrocities -- Mao is one of history's worst mass murderers, but you wouldn't guess it by this book. Mao's true nature, & recent Chinese history's truth is acknowledged in a epilogue (the author of this is not mentioned). Shortly after you hit the 1911 revolution, you can pretty much ignore the rest of Hilda's book as pure Chinese communist propaganda.
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