Solomon Bard's life has been an extraordinary story of a peripatetic youth, of incident and adventure, and of varied enthusiasms pursued with great energy to a very high level. Illustrated with many photos, this collection of autobiographical essays tells of Dr Bard's childhood in Eastern Siberia, with a detour to Moscow and the Crimea.
Dr Solomon Matthew Bard was born in Russia, but lived most of his working life in Hong Kong. He studied music but, setting it aside as a career, graduated in medicine from the University of Hong Kong in 1939. During the Second World War he served in the