The Feng Shui Detective by Nury Vittachi

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Mystery
 

About Nury Vittachi

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Hailed by the CNN as "the best reporter of the offbeat" and by the BBC as "Hong Kong's funniest commentator", Nury Vittachi is one of Hong Kong's bestselling English language authors.Vittachi is well known for not pulling his punches - he wrote the famous daily "Lai See" gossip column in the South China Morning Post until 1997 when Hong Kong was handed over to Chinese sovereignty and his column was deemed too dangerous to publish. He is the author of over a dozen fiction and non-fiction books and currently writes the popular "Travellers' Tales" page for the Far Eastern Economic Review.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by DUFFY & SNELLGROVE.
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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When a Malaysian witch doctor hires two of Mr. Wong’s friends, Dilip Kenneth Sinha and Madame Xu Chong Li, to help a client—doomed according to Indian and Chinese astrology, palmistry, and every other occult science known to the Singapore Union of Industrial Mystics—they enlist Mr. Wong’s help.

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The Guardian

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The Feng Shui Detective's Casebook by Nury Vittachi Buy it from the Guardian bookshop Search the Guardian bookshop Kingsley Amis once wrote that "an interest in re...

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Publishers Weekly

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A bestselling English-language author based in Hong Kong, Vittachi stands to become a lot better known in the U.S. with this soft-boiled mystery peopled by quirky, engaging characters, the first in a new crime series.

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BC Books

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1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, what is most interesting and entertaining in The Feng Shui Detective Goes West are the characters, and author Vittachi's wry East vs.

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BC Books

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New York based Felony and Mayhem Press has recently released The Feng Shui Detective Goes West by Nury Vittachi.

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New York Journal of Books

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Those moments, along with the passages explaining genuine feng shui lore comprise the best passages in The Feng Shui Detective Goes West.

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City Book Review

The Feng Shui Detective Goes West by Nury Vitachi has Geomancy Master C F Wong leaving Singapore for Hong Kong and then flying onward in the general direction of Britain.

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BellaOnline

Feng Shui specialist CF Wong set up an important meeting with care using his considerable knowledge of the ancient practice of selecting a structure or site – in this case a stateroom on a cruise ship – in order to harmonize with the spiritual forces that inhabit the structure.

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Singapore feng shui guru Mr. C.F.

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Wong saves the day by finding the water pipes through feng shui and taking a hammer to them.

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