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Hong Kong Noir


Akashic Books 

Published December 4, 2018

Edited by Jason Y. Ng and Susan Blumberg-Kason

Featuring the story "Ticket Home" by Charles Philipp Martin

14 stories illustrating Hong Kong's dark side. "... a city on the brink, haunted by its past but facing an uncertain future. Readers can feel lucky to have such a collection." - Kirkus Reviews

"Ticket Home" is the gripping story of a jewelry store robbery gone terribly wrong. A young gunman from mainland China finds himself lost and pursued in a city that plays by rules he doesn't understand.  

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