Ever wanted to know what the inspiration was behind some of author’s books? Well now you can find out over at the Asia Literary Agency YouTube channel. Today we posted our first video, featuring Prof. He Jiahong, author of the acclaimed novel, Hanging Devils. In the video, Prof. He explains what led him to write detective fiction, as well as telling viewers how he broke the mould by placing a lawyer at the heart of the story – something never seen before in Chinese detective fiction.

Watch the video, and look out for more over the next few weeks!