The Civil Servant's Notebook (Paperback)

By Wang Xiaofang

Penguin Books China, 9780670080939, 300pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2013


About the Author

Wang Xiaofang was private secretary to Shenyang Deputy Mayor Ma Xiangdong from 1997-1999. Ma achieved infamy for gambling and losing millions in public money in Macau's casinos, and was later sentenced to death for his crimes. Wang Xiaofang was found innocent of any involvement and left the service in 1999 to begin a career as political fiction writer. He has published 13 novels of political fiction in China, and his works regularly top the bestseller charts.