Masking the City
Masking the City: Hong Kong in Allegory (2020)
Edited by: Nathan Lauer and Winnie el Chingnon

The latest anthology from the HKWC is fully compliant with the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Born when monster-men from the brave country stole nine dragons and one fragrant harbour from the kingdom at the centre of the world, Hong Kong couldn’t avoid allegorical analysis if it bundled itself into a car boot and headed north to assist with public security investigations. A long-suffering foster-child; the plague towns of Camus and Defoe; an unruly bird with golden eggs. Whether you stand with it or just serve it with honour, duty and loyalty, Masking the City will show you Hong Kong reflected in the critical light of plausible deniability so important to local readers in 2020.

Trade Paperback: 192 Pages
Publisher: Hong Kong Writers Circle
Date of Publication: 2020
ISBN: 978-988-16859-5-7ASIN (Kindle): B08L7JS2ZC
Cover Art by Tarane Ali Khan and Joshua Kahan


Shelley Aeschylus, Becky Baker, Reena Bhojwani, Winnie el Chignon, Jan Chu, Ian Greenfield, Michele Koh Morollo, Jervina Lao, Nathan Lauer, Sam Lee, Chris Maden, Stewart McKay, Jason Y Ng, Vaughan Rapatahana, Dominic Sargent and J.M. Wong.

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