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This is Diane Wei Liang.

Eddie Mair | 15:27 UK time, Wednesday, 16 April 2008


Childhood partly in a Chinese labour camp, now a crime writer whose female detective works on the meaner streets of Beijing. What does Diane Wei Liang make of the current vogue for Chinese culture in Britain? She's with Nigel Wrench tonight.

As is part of a work called China Incidental, by three Chinese sound artists. Sounds meant to convey contemporary China will play constantly from three sets of speakers at random in the foyer of the Royal Festival Hall in London from Friday.

1540 UPDATE: Here's a seven minute mix, made especiallly for PM!:


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