Numerous French citizens, many anonymous, some famous, have explored every corner of Hong Kong, leaving on it their mark and their memories. Diplomats’ reports, missionaries’ chronicles, businessmen’s stories and artists’ works, so many captivating memories gathered together for the first time.
By means of modest moments from people’s lives, precious accounts previously unpublished, “Hong Kong, French connections” paints an impressionist picture of a city always on the move.
Through the original prism of the French community, the stories in these pages take us back in time on a journey of discovery to lay before us a fascinating city
Edited and written by François Drémeaux, this book also received the contributions of many authors, specialists and amateurs of the history of Hong Kong.