Books tagged: kowloon

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Hong Kong, What If...?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Historical » General
If just one or two small things had differed, prior to the 1997 hand-over to China, Hong Kong would likely still be a British colony. The book is divvied into three sections: #1. History of HK from 17th century. #2. History of the actual hand-over, and #3. Fictitious account of how things could have differed if Britain's 'Iron Lady' hadn't acted like pewter, and instead stood up to the Chinese.
A Week in Hong Kong
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
'a week in hong kong' is a narrative journey through the former British colony. it is a guide but not one in the usual sense - rather, it is a lucid account of a visit that entertains as much as it informs. It is an ideal companion to contemporary hong kong for anyone interested in exploring more widely and in greater depth a territory with a fascinating, if idiosyncratic, history.
Typhoon Season
Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sinister and murderous forces are at work in the British colony of Hong Kong in the fading days of empire . Triad gangsters, crooked policemen, sophisticated socialites with secrets to hide, a kung-fu film star with lethal fists are the protagonists of this fast-paced thriller. Plus a meddling reporter who asks too many questions and has to run for his life.
The Water Dragon
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 100,860. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's Hong Kong in August and DI John Chambers is feeling the heat. The trail of the murder suspect he followed to Hong Kong has gone cold, his boss wants him back in London and another dead body has turned up in Mong Kok. Meanwhile, his attraction to Detective Lucy Li is not helping his usually impressive powers of deduction.
The Unwalled City
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,750. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Xu Xi, one of Hong Kong's preeminent novelists, examines the lives of four of the city's residents amid the tension and uncertainties leading up to the 1997 handover to China.