A shocking depiction of one of the world's most ruthless regimes - and the story of one woman's fight to survive.
Sayragul Sauytbay (Author) In 2020, Sayragul Sauytbay was awarded the International Women of Courage Award by the US State Department for her extraordinary courage and her reports on the oppression of minorities in the Chinese province of Xinjiang by the Chinese Communist Party. She is the only former camp supervisor to have had the means and the courage to come forward and give a full account of the inner workings of these institutions. As a key witness, Sauytbay has already created a stir on the world stage, with her accounts to the media and the European Parliament reported by many, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Alexandra Cavelius (Author) Alexandra Cavelius is a freelance author and journalist. She is published in renowned magazines, and is the author of several political nonfiction books. She was also the author of the bestseller Dragon Fighter, the autobiography of the Uighur political activist Rebiya Kadeer, who has been nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize. Caroline Waight (Translator) Caroline Waight is an award-winning literary translator working from Danish and German. She has translated a wide range of fiction and nonfiction, with recent publications including The Chestnut Man (Penguin, 2019), Agatha (Sceptre, 2019), and Island (Pushkin Press, 2020). She grew up travelling around the world, living in eight different countries. Having first studied music at Cambridge, Oxford and Cornell, she worked in publishing before transitioning into full-time literary translation. She now lives and works near London.