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Maja Linnemann – Sinologist with a fascination for cemeteries

Author and translator Maja Linnemann blogs about death and funeral culture in China.

“I’m interested in many things,” says Maja Linnemann, “but cemeteries have always had a special effect on me.” Two years ago, Linnemann’s book “Letzte Dinge. Tod und Bestattungskultur in China” was published by Drachenhaus Verlag, the same year she started the blog “Friedhofswelten.” “The ancient culture of China permeates everywhere, including in the way death is dealt with.”

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