Posts Tagged ‘China’

Book Review: Three Souls by Janie Chang

In China, 1935, Leiyin watches her own funeral and wanders why she has not been permitted to the afterlife. Leiyin discovers that she is not alone; three souls are there to guide her along the way until she make amends. But first she has to find out what she has to make amends for.

Graphic Novel Review: Escape to Gold Mountain : A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America by David H.T. Wong

Article first published as Graphic Novel Review: Escape to Gold Mountain : A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America by David H.T. Wong on Blogcritics. About: Escape to Gold Mountain : A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America by David H.T. Wong is a graphic novel telling the story of the Chinese immigration to the […]

Book Review: Skeleton Women by Mingmei Yip

About: Skeleton Women by Mingmei Yip is a novel taking place in China’s underworldduring the beginning of the Century. The majority of the novel takes place in Shanghai’s criminal element, bars and clubs. 352 pages Publisher: Kensington (May 29, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0758273533 My rating for Skeleton Women – 2 Buy this book in […]

Book Review: The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer

Article first published as Book Review: The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer on Blogcritics. About: The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer is a novel which first introduced the famous villain. The novel was first published in 1913. 194 pages Publisher: CreateSpace (September 30, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1466326174 My rating for The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu – 3 Buy this book […]

Book Review: Flesh by Khanh Ha

Article first published as Book Review: Flesh by Khanh Ha on Blogcritics. About: Flesh by Khanh Ha is a novel taking place in Vietnam and China. It is a coming of age story in a dark time of a young man’s life. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book— use the Raf­fle­copter form at the end of […]

Thoughts on: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson

Article first published as Book Review: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson on Blogcritics. About: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson is a fictional mystery/thriller taking place in China. The book is the first of a new series. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book— use the Raf­fle­copter form at the end of the post to enter. 432 […]

Thoughts on: The Art of War from SmarterComics: How to be Successful in Any Competition by Sun Tzu, illustrated by Shane Chester

Article first published as Graphic Novel Review: The Art of War from SmarterComics: How to be Successful in Any Competition by Sun Tzu, Illustrated by Shane Chester on Blogcritics. About: The Art of War from SmarterComics: How to be Successful in Any Competition by Sun Tzu, illustrated by Shane Chester is a graphic novel of […]

Thoughts on: The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Article first published as Book Review: The Art of War by Sun Tzu on Blogcritics. About: The Art of War by Sun Tzu is an ancient Chinese military treatise. The book, a classic within the science of military studies is only attributed to the high ranking general and was believed to have been complies during the last spring and […]

Thoughts on: Eating Smoke by Chris Thrall

About: Eating Smoke: One Man’s Descent into Drug Psychosis in Hong Kong’s Triad Heartland by Chris Thrall is a memoir of the author’s time being a drug addict in Hong Kong. The book takes a good look at into the red light district of Hong Kong, the colorful Wan Chai district. My rating for Eating […]

Thoughts on: Schoolgirl by Osamu Dazai

About: Schoolgirl (Joseito, 女生徒) by Osamu Dazai is a short fictional story which started the authors career. The 1933 book is being reissued in a new translation. The publisher is giving away one copy of this Japanese classic – enter at the end of the post. 100 pages Publisher: One Peace Books ISBN: 1935548085 My […]

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