One City One Book Hong Kong 2019 – The Arrival by Shaun Tan


The book chosen for the first ever One City One Book initiative in Hong Kong is The Arrival (2006), a wordless graphic novel by the Chinese Australian graphic novelist Shaun Tan.

The Arrival is a particularly appropriate choice for the first One City One Book initiative in Hong Kong. Shaun Tan’s wordless graphic novel transcends language barriers and tells an immigrant story with resonant themes of migration, belonging, and hospitality. This celebrated book appeals to people of all ages, be they children, young adults or adults.


If you want to know more details about the 1C1B 2019, please visit our official website.

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