A hostel worth booking

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Students of Miaoqian Village study at the library in a hostel in Moganshan Town in Deqing County, east China's Zhejiang Province. The owner of the hostel, Zhu Jindong, who worked in publishing, founded the hostel in 2015. The collection of about 20,000 books in the hostel made it famous and attracts about 7,000 guests every year.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 26, 2018, with the headline 'A hostel worth booking'. Print Edition | Subscribe