Hui Kin-man, owner of King Luen Books and Stationery, photographed at his shop in Quarry Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

After 50 years, Hong Kong shopkeeper closes Quarry Bay bookstore’s final chapter, faced with crippling rent rise

  • Hui Kin-man, of King Luen, cannot stomach HK$30,000 monthly rent, after originally paying HK$750 in 1969
  • The 72-year-old’s textbook and stationery shop in Quarry Bay is so small there is only space for one customer to browse at a time
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Hui Kin-man, owner of King Luen Books and Stationery, photographed at his shop in Quarry Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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