Posts Tagged ‘ Vietnam ’

ONE PILLAR PAGODA

ONE PILLAR PAGODA

THIS BLOG POST APPEARED IN MARCH 2016. HOWEVER SOMETHING WENT TERRIBLY WRONG WITH THIS WEBSITE, IT CRASHED AND THREE OR FOUR POSTS WERE DELETED. I’M REPOSTING THIS ONE AGAIN. THE OTHERS THAT WERE DELETED WILL SOON ALSO BE REPOSTED. BY MARGARET MENDEL These days I am up to my eyeballs in the publisher’s editorial...

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WATER PUPPETS IN HANOI

WATER PUPPETS IN HANOI

In October 2007 we visited Vietnam. At the time, I had started research on a novel based in that country and desperately wanted to see the real thing. I knew that I’d only get a tourist’s view in the short time that we would be visiting the country, but at least that would be better...

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TRAFFIC IN VIETNAM

TRAFFIC IN VIETNAM

Recently I finished writing a novel, PUSHING WATER. The story is based in Vietnam several years before WWII. It’s a murder mystery, but probably it’s more about what was happening during those years. The world was a mess. Japan had invaded China and Hitler was attempting to dominate Europe. I visited Vietnam a few years...

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