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  • Location: Shanghai

Daughter of Calamity

Daughter of Calamity

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1932: In Shanghai, danger wears many faces . . .

  • ISBN: 978-1035011261
  • Genre: Fiction

What you need to know before your trail

y day, Jingwen delivers bones for her grandmother, the exclusive surgeon to the most formidable gang in the city. By night, she dances at the Paramount, a lavish cabaret club, competing ruthlessly to charm the wealthy patrons.

Then mysterious attackers start to target the club, stealing the faces of their victims – and selling them onto the powerful elite. Jingwen fears she could be next. To protect herself and her fellow performers, she has no choice but to delve deeper into the city’s glittering underworld.

In this treacherous realm of cut-throat businessmen, silver-limbed gangsters and vengeful gods, Jingwen soon learns that she must become something far stranger and more dangerous than she ever imagined, if she hopes to survive . . .

Travel Guide

Shanghai

Oh the city then and the Paramount Club which is the focal point of the novel are two places that will make your head swing. There is such excess and abundance here. Drinks for everyone and an endless supply of hedonism.

This is the underworld of the city in this novel and it’s compelling and utterly dark.

Paramount is a lavish cabaret club, competing ruthlessly to charm the wealthy patrons. Will you be one of them?

 

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Destination/Location: Shanghai  Author: Rosalie M. Lin   Departure: 1932

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