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The Russian Connection (5): An American Target

Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 22 Location: Manchurian Plain The People’s Liberation Army Quarters (PLAQ), is a massive underground intelligence and military facility located within the Manchurian plain in China.  Construction of the facility began in the year 2000, but it wasn’t until 2025 that it was completed.  The Chinese had been very careful for … Continue reading The Russian Connection (5): An American Target

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The Russian Connection (4): The Miracle and the Death

Chapter Four: The Miracle and the Death Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 20 Location: Kreuzberg On a small residential street in the Kreuzberg district, a rush of excitement rolled over the residents of one of the two story concrete homes.  Inside, a middle aged woman ran down a flight of stairs, accompanied by two teenage … Continue reading The Russian Connection (4): The Miracle and the Death

Nobel Prize for Literature Goes to Chinese author Mo Yan

Nobel Prize for Literature Goes to Chinese author Mo Yan

A prolific author, Mo has published dozens of short stories, with his first work published in 1981.The Swedish Academy praised his work which “with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary”.The 57-year-old is the first Chinese resident to win the prize. Chinese-born Gao Xingjian was honoured in 2000, but is a French citizen. … Continue reading Nobel Prize for Literature Goes to Chinese author Mo Yan