The Catskinner

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A political event that had one of the world’s most important but fragile territories facing a threat from within that could upset the balance of power around the globe. Jason Teller had more than a story – he found himself at its very heart. The Catskinner is a faction novel set in Hong Kong during the time of the tense negotiations for the reversion of the territory’s sovereignty from Britain to China in the 1980s. It accurately portrays the anxiety of the people, the intrigue behind the political manoeuvrings, the vibrancy and splendor of one of the world’s great cities. The Catskinner is also a pulsating thriller involving a killer bent on setting in train a series of devastating events that threaten to shift the path of Hong Kong history forever, challenging...

Jenny

I enjoyed this book although I felt the political story overwhelmed the adventure/thriller story. There were typos on almost every page which were a distraction. A good proof reader is necessary. I would like to read more from this author.


Ashesh Bharadwaj

Thanks for this book. I enjoyed reading it.


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