Chan Ho-Kei

The Borrowed

Where there is murder, there is humanity.
Hong Kong's greatest detective, Inspector Kwan, is dying. For the past fifty years he has been quietly solving crimes while the world changed around him. Now on his deathbed, his partner Detective Lok needs help with one final case.
Through the story of six different but interlocking murders, this bold and intricate crime novel spans five decades of love, honour, jealousy and revenge, in one of the world's most intriguing nations.
542 printed pages
Publication year
Head of Zeus
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    Corey Culbertsonshared an impression5 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    Took me a bit to get into but very good, I'll be missing the adventures of Kwan and Lok

    Marshared an impression9 months ago
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot
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    Troelsshared an impressionlast year
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    b0969598752has quoted18 days ago
    Standing by in his neat blue suit, he gazed disconsolately at the occupant of the lone bed, a white-haired man whose eyes were shut, his wrinkled face ghastly pale beneath a
    YULIANA ALIXA FIGUEROA VERAhas quoted4 months ago
    the superintendent had gasped shortly before losing consciousness, fighting for breath and clutching Loks hand.
    YULIANA ALIXA FIGUEROA VERAhas quoted4 months ago
    Sonny, even... even if the public hates us, our superiors force us to act against our consciences and we find ourselves attacked on all sides... dont forget the basic duty and mission of the police... make the right decision...

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