George Lee

Latest Book PR Testimonial – George Lee

Author George Lee praises book PR agency Palamedes

Our latest book PR testimonial, from author George Lee is now online.

The Chinese-Canadian author appointed book PR agency to promote his award-winning debut novel, Dancing in the River.

A powerful memoir in fictional form, Dancing in the River recounts Lee’s traumatic experiences growing up amidst China’s infamous Cultural Revolution.

The 2021 winner of Canada’s prestigious Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction, the novel charts his inspirational journey surviving the “ideological indoctrination and brainwashing” of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) under the leadership of Chairman Mao.

In particular, it reveals how the discovery of Western literature, which was banned until the death of Mao in 1976, led to the author’s personal growth and spiritual enlightenment. 

In writing the novel, which is out now, Lee hopes to build bridges between the West and China at a time of increasing ideological divide.

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Chinese-Canadian author George Lee, author of critically acclaimed novel Dancing in the River.
Dancing in the River front cover
Dancing in the River by George Lee is available now, published through Guernica Editions.

Our book PR campaign generated a number of glowing reviews and media endorsements for Mr Lee and his book, winner of the  2021 Guernica Prize for literary fiction.

The novel was variously hailed within the secured media coverage as  a “stunning literary debut” and a “coming-of-age story that goes beyond the individual to break down cultural barriers.

Speaking about our work, Mr Lee said: “Palamedes PR delivered excellent media exposure for my debut novel, Dancing in the River, as well as glowing national journalist endorsements.

“I have been very pleased throughout with the agency’s service and delivery, and recommend them to authors around the world.”

If you are an author or publisher seeking guaranteed book PR services then contact us to find out how we can help.

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“The Palamedes guys are bursting with brilliant ideas that translate well in the national press. This makes working with the PPR team a genuine pleasure for journalists" Daily Express


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