The harrowing true story behind China’s power of one

The harrowing true story behind China’s power of one
China’s controversial one-child policy has now been curtailed, but its social cost is almost unquantifiablePicture: Getty

NON-FICTION; One Child: The Story of China’s Most Radical Experiment; By Mei Fong; Oneworld Publications, €17.25

But as Mei Fong’s stark and prescient One Child exposes, this hugely controversial programme was not only unnecessary but unleashed devastating consequences.

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