The 1997 Hong Kong handover was no laughing matter...or maybe it was! Cartoonist Larry Feign chronicled Hong Kong's last 100 days under British rule for the British press, Time Magazine, and others. The full series, plus much more, appears in this fascinating, infuriating, hilarious 20th anniversary edition. You'll laugh almost as loud as Chinese leaders laugh at Kong people's calls for democracy! More
The 1997 Hong Kong handover was no laughing matter...or maybe it was! Read the cartoons that chronicled the End of Empire, in this special 20th anniversary edition.In March 1997 controversial, award-winning cartoonist Larry Feign was commissioned by a British newspaper to chronicle an unprecedented moment in history—The Reunification of China! The End of the British Empire!—and all the rumors, worst-case scenarios and unforgettable events: Pre-handover supermarket specials Last-minute pregnancies before the one-child policy kicked in The greatest onslaught of tacky souvenirs in history The invasion of the foreign journalists Britain finally lifts a finger for Hong Kong This book contains the entire series, plus cartoons from Time Magazine, Geo Magazine and several previously unpublished cartoons, as well as A Politically Incorrect View of the Handover. You'll laugh almost as loud as Chinese leaders laugh at Hong Kong people's calls for democracy.