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#836536 - Sun Nov 04 2012 06:40 AM Han Su Yin dies
ren33 Offline

Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 12017
Loc: Fanling
  Hong Kong      
The prolific Chinese Author has dies in Switzerland.
She was best known for "A Many Splendored Thing". set here in Hong Kong, which was semi autobiographical.
A lovely writer.
Wandering aimlessly through FT since 1999.

#951160 - Fri Nov 23 2012 01:34 PM Re: Han Su Yin dies [Re: ren33]
tjoebigham Offline

Registered: Sat Dec 25 1999
Posts: 2824
Loc: Fairhaven Massachusetts USA   
Most people are best acquainted with the 1950s movie version starring Jennifer Jones as Han Suyin and William Holden. The film's theme song was a best seller. Suyin got her title from a poem by Francis Thompson ("The Hound of Heaven").



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