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99 Ways to Die - (Taipei Night Market Novel) by Ed Lin (Paperback)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 288

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Series Title: Taipei Night Market Novel

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Soho Crime

Author: Ed Lin

Language: English

Street Date: September 24, 2019
TCIN: 76618631
UPC: 9781641290883
Item Number (DPCI): 248-77-9457

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Praise for 99 Ways to Die

"99 Ways to Die immerses readers in urban Taiwan . . . Come for the dark world of the night market, and stay for the unpredictable, entertaining characters."
--Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

"Stellar . . . Lin effortlessly blends humor, plausible plot twists, and the politics and economics of contemporary Taiwan."
--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"Lin's books are most appealing for the insider's look at Taiwanese culture, the motley crew of supporting cast and the multiple laughs per page."
--BookPage

"Lin takes readers on a whimsical ride along with the reluctant Jing-nan, the overbearing Peggy, and some very shady characters, deftly mixing comedy, mystery, and drama in a page-turning story . . . This will appeal to readers who enjoy dark comedy, drama, and some very unexpected plot twists."
--Library Journal

"Top-notch international crime fiction that will have readers dreaming of a visit to the Taipei market."
--Booklist

"What a wonderful, wild ride this is."
--The Shawangunk Journal

"It'll definitely keep you guessing, and it'll keep you laughing from start to finish."
--BookBub

"[Lin] twist[s] his crime fiction in marvelous ways that incorporate almost as much humor as the master Donald E. Westlake."
--Kingdom Books

"Well-plotted."
--Stop, You're Killing Me!

Praise for the Taipei Night Market Novels

"A stylish, smart thriller for the mind, heart, and gut. Sex, music, history, politics, food, humor, and just a touch of violence and death--you get it all. And when you're done, you'll beg for more."
--Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer

"A unique blend of tension, charm, tragedy and optimism, with characters you'll love, and a setting so real you'll think you've been there."
--Lee Child

"A sidewalk noodle shop in Taipei's Shilin Night Market during summer's Ghost Month is the vivid backdrop . . . The plot twists come fast and furious as the story reaches its climax. Come for the exotic food and fascinating setting; stay for the characters."
--The Boston Globe

"Covers Taiwan's complicated political identity and relationship with mainland China, all during one of the most remarkable times of the year: Ghost Month."
--To the Best of Our Knowledge

"Pure and perfect suspense and a book that is almost impossible to put down."
--Crimespree Magazine

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