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Colin Thubron

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Colin Thubron describes how, in the 1980s in a Chinese town unknown to the rest of the world, he booked into the room that once belonged to a merciless leader.

Five writers recall a night they spent somewhere out of the ordinary.

Colin Thubron is the first to report back. Thirty years ago he was in a Chinese town, unknown to the rest of the world. His time here was haunted by memories of a merciless leader, whose bed he will sleep in for one night only. One night is enough though ...

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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Mon 6 Feb 2017 22:45

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