To rebuild this memory, Little Frank has to abandon longevity. Will he recover the truth before he Times Out? Will he h ...
To rebuild this memory, Little Frank has to abandon longevity. Will he recover the truth before he Times Out? Will he have time to understand his obsession with the singer Madame Hee? What happened to the young mother who abandoned him?
Will he have time to revenge himself on the ghoulish Dr Smiles, and the wet-liver-lipped Binh Xuyen boss, Tamar? Will Little Frank finish his Chinese Opera?
‘Hungry Ghost time now, Frank.’
Chinese Opera is a dark and dazzling novel set in an all too plausible New Zealand of the near future.
Featured in the 15 September 2008 New Zealand newsletter.
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Publication date: 2008-10-01
Number of pages: 254
Publisher: Victoria University Press
Subjects: Category, Fiction, Contemporary, NZ Fiction