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Taiwanese Criminal Underworld

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Francie Lin’s debut, The Foreigner, is a crime novel set in Taiwan. It’s about a mild-mannered 40-year-old bachelor who becomes caught up in the Taiwanese criminal underworld thanks to his younger brother’s unsavory dealings.

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Francie Lin

Comments [4]

Vin from Manhattan

Having been to Taipei, I think it's a truly great setting for the subject. It also makes NYC feel like slow-motion.

Jul. 30 2008 01:31 PM
wayne

Well, what do you expect her to sound like? She grew up here and learned English through American influences. If you don't like it, change the station!

Jul. 30 2008 01:14 PM
Jan

The way she speaks make me want to kill her just after 5 seconds of listening.

Jul. 30 2008 01:11 PM
Thomas from NYC

There is a pretty large Taiwanese community here in Flushing/Elmhurst, Queens.

Jul. 30 2008 01:11 PM

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