Former police officer and author of Hong Kong Beat Simon Roberts on a marine launch in Mirs Bay, in1980. Photo: Simon Roberts

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From triad murders to wild boar barbecues: Hong Kong police officer’s memoir is big on colour, short on action

  • Hong Kong Beat by Simon Roberts has plenty of period detail but tends to fizzle out just as things get interesting
  • While much has changed, there is plenty that remains the same, both in terms of police priorities and the city in general
Topic |   Hong Kong police

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Former police officer and author of Hong Kong Beat Simon Roberts on a marine launch in Mirs Bay, in1980. Photo: Simon Roberts
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