The Silent Traveller in London

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The Silent Traveller in London is a 1938 book by the Chinese author Chiang Yee.[1] It covers his pre-war experience in London, the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. The book is illustrated by the author with colour and monochrome plates in a Chinese style.

The book was originally published by Country Life in London. Second and third impressions were published in 1938 and a fourth impression was published in 1940. It was reprinted by Signal Books in 2001 (ISBN 1-902669-41-X).[2]

This book is part of The Silent Traveller series. In 1940, he moved from London to Oxford due to the loss of his flat during the Blitz in World War II, and subsequently wrote The Silent Traveller in Oxford in 1944.


  1. ^ Lezard, Nicholas (12 January 2012). "Under Cover". The Guardian. Retrieved April 13, 2012.
  2. ^ "The Silent Traveller in London". Signal Books, UK. Retrieved April 13, 2012. External link in |publisher= (help)