Published by Hachette Australia

 

The book chosen for the first ever One City One Book initiative in Hong Kong is The Arrival (2006), a wordless graphic novel by the Chinese Australian graphic novelist Shaun Tan.

 

The Arrival is a particularly appropriate choice for the first One City One Book initiative in Hong Kong. Shaun Tan’s wordless graphic novel transcends language barriers and tells an immigrant story with resonant themes of migration, belonging, and hospitality. This celebrated book appeals to people of all ages, be they children, young adults or adults. 

Shaun Tan on One City One Book Hong Kong / 我城我書

Tan on One City One Book Hong Kong

(Full video available here)

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The Arrival

Published by Hachette Australia

The book chosen for the first ever One City One Book initiative in Hong Kong is The Arrival (2006), a wordless graphic novel by the Chinese Australian graphic novelist Shaun Tan.

 

The Arrival is a particularly appropriate choice for the first One City One Book initiative in Hong Kong. Shaun Tan’s wordless graphic novel transcends language barriers and tells an immigrant story with resonant themes of migration, belonging, and hospitality. This celebrated book appeals to people of all ages, be they children, young adults or adults. 

Shaun Tan on One City One Book Hong Kong / 我城我書

Tan on One City One Book Hong Kong

(Full video available here)

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