When Chinese American Entrepreneur Nick Lamp Ventures To Taipei To Meet With A Shady Underground Boss, He S Thrown Into A World Of Sordid Secrets, Political Betrayals, Prostitution And A Shattering Truth About His Own Father HC Alfred A Knopf.


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  1. Philip Philip says:

    Not a bad book, but it could have been so much better Having lived there for so long, I have a soft spot for fiction based in Taiwan, especially since it can be so easily overlooked when compared to itsglamorous neighbors like Hong Kong and China It s hard to find a good mystery, spy story or crime caper set here maybe ...


  2. Chloe Chloe says:

    I tried so, so hard to finish this book I always knew it wouldn t be any good hello, clich d dragon cover but I bought it because it was only a dollar and it was partially set in Taiwan, where my family s from I didn t realize just how bad this book would be, though Aside from the very boring and confusing murder mystery international spy intrigue A...


  3. Elli Elli says:

    This is a real thriller, set in China by with the youngest son of a bi racial highly successful family who were prominent before, during and for a while after world war II He hopes to go into a successful business using international markets, but finding the body of a well sought business tycoon and friend of his father s has really put a crimp into that idea the story moves fast, is exciting, and the characters are very well presented And the plot with it s twists and turns is very drawing a This is a real thriller, set in China by with the youngest son of a bi racial highly successful family who were prominent before, during and for a while after world war II He hopes to go into a successful business using international markets, but finding the body of a well sought business tycoon and friend of his father s has really put a crimp into that idea the story moves fast, is exciting, and the characters...


  4. Gretchen Gretchen says:

    Only good part was the setting Hits just about every scenic spot in Taiwan The rest was tired, sexist, and racist.


  5. Wendy Wendy says:

    Based in Taiwan, our protagonist runs around trying to cover his ass when he discovers the bloody body of a potential business partner This book was written in 1995, but reads like it is from the 30s I had a hard time reading this book because our protagonist has rambling sometimes incoherent thoughts I acknowledge the Taiwanese people have had a tough and turbulent past with many...


  6. Atef Attia Atef Attia says:

    Un roman d espionnage noir qui suit les tribulations d un am ricain d origine asiatique au coeur d une sale affaire de meurtre, de corruption et de chantage entre de puissants politiciens, hommes d affaires et de mafieux Un tr s beau livre d Anthony hyde qui se lit avec un vrai plaisir et que j ai savour comme une partition de jazz, avec des effluves de fum e de cigarettes et de cognac et qui offre un d paysement total pas la description pr cise et dense, loin des clich s d une chine en pleine Un roman d espionnage noir qui suit les tribulations d un am ricain d origine asiatique au coeur d une sale affaire de meurtre, de corruptio...


  7. Marty Greenwell Marty Greenwell says:

    What, Goodreads gave this a 3.19 It was delightful, filled with intrigue, murder and a really good discussion of Taiwan, what it felt like, what it is and how it came to be thus Later we meander to villages on mainland China and the Bund...