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I actually found myself skipping over some pages which for me is most unusual. The time is Most Helpful Most Recent. This book was just too long. Wasn’t as crazy about “Jessica” but still a good read.
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He is most well-known for his Australian historical books such as The Story of Danny DunnThe Potato Factory but this book is a departure from those. Dec 18, Debby rated it really liked it Shelves: Fascinating and well read As usual at the end of one of Courtenay’s books I’ve finished learning something about a culture and history I had little knowledge of previously but I’ve been so engrossed in the story during the telling that I didn’t realise it was happening at the time.
Fortune Cookie by Bryce Courtenay
It turns out that Mercy and Beatrice have a mysterious secret which Mercy is keeping from Simon and the xookie of us. With no family or connections, this beautiful young woman is powerless to resist the evil influence of Beatrice Fong, a manipulative businesswoman, who, in league with the Wing brothers, lures her into the dark and dangerous international trade in sex workers and heroin trafficking involving the American CIA.
But that was minor. Exciting storyline, well read What other book might you xourtenay Fortune Cookie to and why? I’ve read 2 of Courtenays previous novels and April Fools Day which had me blubbering in all the right places even though the novels were almost as contrived, cliched etc.
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Books by Bryce Courtenay. Fortune Cookie Bryce Courtenay Format: This tragic yet uplifting story will change the way you think. Feb 03, Kathleen Hagen added it Shelves: Xavier Herbert Narrated by: Simon Koo is an ambitious Australian-born Chinese young man who goes to Singapore in the mid-sixties to work for Samuel Btyce Wing, an advertising agency. There is a mix of plausible, incredible and totally possible that makes this book stand out That alone merits a bump up in the ratings—3 stars!
Humphrey Bower is brilliant, as usual!
I wasn’t sure if I was going to like this book, but I did. Mar 15, Ina Steinke rated it did not like it. Under the veneer of the commercial world lie some shocking truths—of people smuggling, drug trafficking, and murder. This said, I am still always waiting for another of his books to appear.
Email required Address never made public. I got a little tired of hearing Simon referring to himself as I am audible book addict, and this is why listening to a good narrator is vital to me. Too long and too much repetition.