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Wolfgang Hirn – Insatiable interest in China

Wolfgang Hirn in Shenzhen in front of the monument to Deng Xiaoping.

Wolfgang Hirn has started learning Chinese about twenty times – and stopped just as often. The journalist and book author has been traveling to China regularly since the 1980s and has written several bestsellers about the country and its continent. “Again and again, I resolve to keep my eye on the ball this time, but then I let Chinese slip again.”

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