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Fan of literature

Updated: 2012-08-01 08:04
By Mei Jia ( China Daily)

Fan of literature

From top: Gu Duhuang is thrust into the spotlight as his family's ancient book collection set a record high price at a Beijing auction in June. Gu's favorite haunt - Kunqu Opera Museum in Suzhou, Jiangsu province. Guoyun Lou, the Gu family's former residence, was built during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Photos by Mei Jia / China Daily

A collection of rare books was recently auctioned off for 216 million yuan, which focused attention on the family that used to own the collection. Mei Jia reports in Suzhou.

Fan of literature

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