Five Star Billionaire

Rereading Five Star Billionaire, and I found a line I highlighted last time.

China was at once lawless and unbending in its rules.

Tash Aw, Five Star Billionaire

Still so accurate.

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One Response to Five Star Billionaire

  1. Kris McCombe Winfield Baker says:

    The times you’ve lived in China, did you have a running joke with other expats along the lines of “This, THIS is a reason China will never take over the world” ?

    It’s pretty easy to get jaded about business experts who swoop in and write exposés and make Pronouncements when you’re living in a Chinese backwater of 9 million.

    To wit:

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