The Trumpet of the Times - Life of Poet F. Hua-Lin
(This book was published in Chinese)
The poet F. Hua-Lin (1915-1992), whose birthname was Fung Kam Chiu, was born in Macao. He got recognition in the world of modern Chinese poems during the 1930s and 1940s. He was known as “The Trumpet of the Times” during the “isolated island period”, in Shanghai. For over ten years, the poet moved between Yunnan, Guangxi, Guizhou, Chongqing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macao, and published a large number of modern poems and translations, including Mei Gui (Rose), Xiang Ri Kui (Sunflower), Man Tian Xing (Baby's breath), Qian Niu Hua (Morning Glory), Huo Hua Ji (Sparkling Flame), and Hua Ling Si Wen Ji (Poems and Writings Collection of F. Hua-Lin). Through research into the manuscripts, poetry, photographs and letters, the author offers a comprehensive introduction to the personality, poetry and life of the poet F. Hua-Lin.