The Emperor Has No Clothes

Sinologist and Essayist Simon Leys (1935-2014) Simon Leys died on 11 August 2014 in Sydney, Australia, where he lived for the final years of his life. All the major French magazines published articles or dug out old interviews. The New York Review of Books reposted online ‘The Man Who Got it Right’, a review of Leys’ last English publication, The Hall…