Adam Brookes on the WWII Race to Save the Treasures of China’s Forbidden City
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew talks to Fragile Cargo author Adam Brookes about the true story of how a group of Chinese museum curators saved the priceless treasures of China’s Forbidden City in the years leading up to World War II
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Adam Brookes is a Canadian-born novelist and journalist. He is the author of several espionage thrillers, including Night Heron, Spy Games, and The Spy’s Daughter. He worked for the BBC in Indonesia before becoming the BBC’s Beijing correspondent in China. He divides his time between Washington, DC, and London.