The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Taiwanese Criminal Underworld Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/56583/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend 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.