1930s Shanghai, the setting for The Dancing Girl & the Turtle, was an era of opium smoke, elaborate dance halls and glamorous women in cheongsam.
1930s Shanghai, the setting for The Dancing Girl & the Turtle, was an era of opium smoke, elaborate dance halls and glamorous women in cheongsam.

Book review: The Dancing Girl & the Turtle makes Fifty Shades of Grey look like light bondage with its tale of Chinese prostitution

Karen Kao’s debut novel about a beautiful girl from the countryside trying to make her way in 1930s Shanghai stands apart from similar efforts with its disturbing twists, shocking violence and great ending

1930s Shanghai, the setting for The Dancing Girl & the Turtle, was an era of opium smoke, elaborate dance halls and glamorous women in cheongsam.
1930s Shanghai, the setting for The Dancing Girl & the Turtle, was an era of opium smoke, elaborate dance halls and glamorous women in cheongsam.
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