by Steve Walker

According to the Chinese sage, Confucius, there are five virtues in life; charity towards others, honesty, knowledge, integrity and order or politeness. Even in our technological modernity, these still hold true. Trouble begins when they conflict with Western values.

New York Times best-selling author, Yangsze Choo, explores this conflict through her murder mystery set in Malaya in the 1930s. Under British colonial rule, Malaya is still gripped by strong superstitions. They are at their strongest when death is concerned…

Reblogged from Stuff

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