(From the publisher):
England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country's most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him; the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in Old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. Moving between London and Shanghai of the inter-war years, When We Were Orphans is a story of memory, intrigue and the need to return.
Original title: When We Were Orphans
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics
- Cover design by Pentagram
- Cover photographs courtesy of Hulton Getty
- to Lorna and Naomi