China is too hard to change


“China is incapable of changing without having a gigantic whip strike its back,” said Lu Xun, the father of modern Chinese literature, the Confucius of our era, as Mao Zedong defined him. Much of this is confirmed in the Italian writer’s new book Cina, il drago rampante. The new writers, for example, present in their books a China of the past and..