Anyone who has spent a night out in the Chinese capital in the past 15 years will recognise the city in Daniel Nieh’s novel, Beijing Payback. Photo: AP

Beijing Payback: Daniel Nieh paints a picture-perfect portrait of the Chinese capital’s gritty underbelly

  • Murder mystery turned revenge tragedy moves from the comfy confines of California to the gritty city
  • Fast-paced plot maintains plausibility, with extraordinary circumstances bringing out the extraordinary in its protagonists
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Anyone who has spent a night out in the Chinese capital in the past 15 years will recognise the city in Daniel Nieh’s novel, Beijing Payback. Photo: AP
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