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Death Notice

Written by Zhou Haohui, translated by Zac Haluza — A modern action and psychological thriller by a Chinese writer based in China with political themes? Is that even possible? The answer is yes, if this book by Zhou Haohui is any indication. Zhou is one of…
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The Borrowed

Chan Ho-Kei’s The Borrowed is a backward-facing epic, looking over sixty years of the modern history of Hong Kong. In six parts it tells the story of Kwan Chun-Dok and his protégé, Sonny Lok, two Hong Kong cops navigating the corrupt and changing world of policing, as…
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NTN: The Borrowed

Written by Chan Ho-Kei, Translated by Jeremy Tiang – It’s always good to read a real crime fiction epic, a novel that goes beyond the single story arc and ventures into something bigger, spanning across decades and hundreds of pages to really go deep into a…
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First look: New Chinese crime fiction

It’s been an exciting summer for virtual travel through the medium of crime fiction. We’ve been all over the States, to France and Poland, and Japanese crime fiction is really starting to fizz. Next stop… Hong Kong. And here’s the airplane that’s going to transport…
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Black Holes

Written by He Jiahong, translated by Emily Jones — We have an unusual little gem for you today: crime fiction set in the rapidly-changing China of the mid-1990s and written by an author who is one of China’s foremost authorities on criminal justice and a…
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