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nto this form of oriental bedlam walked Auguste François, a 38-year-old Frenchman working for the colonial service in Vietnam. A lawyer by training, François was posted as consul general to Yunnan province in southwestern China to oversee construction of a narrow-gauge railway linking the Vietnamese port of Haiphong with the provincial capital of Kunming.

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