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Neil in eminent company at the Royal Asiatic Society, London Neil T. Sinclair author of the book Letters from Manchuria gave a fascinating talk to the Hong Kong group Royal Asiatic Society August 5th 2017 Neil points to an example of his mother-in-law, Marion Young’s letters from Manchuria Neil and his wife, Helen, first selected […]

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On Saturday 21st January 12 noon – 1pm Neil T. Sinclair will be in Waterstones Sunderland signing his book Letters from Manchuria – The Story of Marion Young missionary in Japanese-occupied China ISBN: 978-0-9935078-1-6 In 1935 Marion Young arrived in China to work as a missionary sponsored by the Girls’ Auxiliary of the Presbyterian church’s […]

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To buy Letters from Manchuria go to www.littleknollbookshop.co.uk Letters from Manchuria The story of Marion Young Missionary in Japanese-occupied China edited by Neil T. Sinclair ISBN: 978-0-9935078-1-6 In 1935 Marion Young arrived in China and for the next six years she wrote weekly letters home to her parents in Ireland. Her letters give a vivid picture […]

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Little Knoll Press Newsletter Feb 2014

It’s a new month again and we’ve still got a stretch of winter before us, so I’ve got some special offers to keep you in good books while you wait for the longer daylight hours. First, there are discounts and signed books on a selection of Little Knoll Press titles ordered from the website www.LittleKnollBookshop.co.uk  or […]

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Dreaming of warmer, sunnier weather? Can’t promise that I’m afraid, but perhaps tucking up with a good book would help. If you like romance, here are some samples to dip into:      ‘The Desert Iris’ by Alicia Over – (New book) “The Desert Iris,” Annabel repeated.  “It is so pretty.  I shall pick some and […]

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Answer 1: the travels and work of Winnie and Frank Tovey.  Read about their experiences in their books:  Strangers in Chaotung ( ISBN: 978-0-9565359-0-0 ) and Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?  ( ISBN: 978-0-9565359-3-1 ) Both books are available from www.littleknollbookshop.co.uk   Answer 2: tobacco.  Natalie Wheatley’s book  Tobacco Wife  describes how she moved […]

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Little Knoll Press will soon have a new online shop with plenty of items to choose from.  Look out for Liitle Knoll Press published books, for ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’ as an e-book, a treasure trove of old books about China, India and more, and DVDs on a wide scope of subjects from ‘Footcare […]

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Winnie and Frank Tovey are indeed keeping busy!  Following last Thursday’s Waterstone’s launch of their book ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’, they have been to Radio Berkshire’s studio today – Monday 27th February 2012 – for a live broadcast on the Anne Diamond Show.  Presenter Bill Buckley asked them about their time in China, their work in Holdsworth […]

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STRANGERS IN CHAOTUNG

STRANGERS IN CHAOTUNG by Winifred Tovey with sections and letters by Frank Tovey Paperback in crown porto format, with 230 printed pages, plus over 80 photos and illustrations.                Winnie Hill grew up in Bedford, living in her grandparents’ house like so many other children who had lost their […]

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Beyond the Clouds

Beyond the Clouds  by R. Elliott Kendall A rare hardback book, 150 pages with 19 black and white photographs, published by Cargate Press in 1948.   This is the amazing story of Samuel Pollard, a Bible Christian missionary, who left Devon in 1886 to work in the remote Province of Yunnan*, China. Elliott Kendall researched […]

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