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‘Empire of the Sun’ internment camp now an elite government-run school in Shanghai

By Agence France-Presse
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 7:16 EDT
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No public memorial marks the former Shanghai internment camp made famous by JG Ballard’s novel “Empire of the Sun”, where more than 1,800 foreigners were held by the Japanese during World War II. Ballard’s fictionalised version of his experiences in…



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