The leftist riots in Hong Kong in 1967 are the backdrop for the last of Chan Ho-Kei’s six novellas in The Borrowed. Photo; SCMP

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

Topic |   Chinese authors

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The leftist riots in Hong Kong in 1967 are the backdrop for the last of Chan Ho-Kei’s six novellas in The Borrowed. Photo; SCMP
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