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About the Author
Peter Neville-Hadley is the author of the Cadogan Guides' China: The Silk Routes and Beijing and also updated and edited guides on various Chinese destinations for Odyssey Guides. A Mandarin speaker and former resident of Beijing, he has written on China for Time, the Sunday Times (U.K), and numerous other magazines and newspapers in Asia and North America. He moderates The Oriental List, a 5-year-old Internet discussion list dealing with travel in China and neighboring areas.