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Review | Book review: The Borrowed – Hong Kong crime novel’s six episodes tell a compelling story about city’s history

Simon Chan’s detective Kwan Chun-dok solves six murders against the backdrop of key events in Hong Kong’s recent history, from the 1967 riots to the handover and beyond

Simon Chan’s detective Kwan Chun-dok solves six murders against the backdrop of key events in Hong Kong’s recent history, from the 1967 riots to the handover and beyond

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Review: Cigarette Girl – love, cloves and enmity in post-war Indonesia

The story of two Javanese cigarette-making families is also one of secrets and discoveries, and for readers beyond Indonesia it offers fascinating glimpses of the country’s recent history and its people’s ways

The story of two Javanese cigarette-making families is also one of secrets and discoveries, and for readers beyond Indonesia it offers fascinating glimpses of the country’s recent history and its people’s ways

16 Mar 2017 - 12:57PM