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Ghost Month by Ed Lin

Ghost MonthReviewed by Book Bug

It’s Ghost Month in Taiwan.

Beginning in August each year, Ghost Month honors deceased ancestors.
Incense and money are burned. People visit shrines and temples. Large purchases are scarce. Bodies of water are avoided.

Jing-nan runs a night market food stall. Unknown Pleasures sells hot fried food and steaming soups. It’s a family owned business. It has stood the test of time for decades.

Julia, Jing-nan’s long time love and high school sweetheart, is found murdered.
She was working as a scantily-clad betel nut beauty.
Why was this educated wholesome good girl working as a lowly servant selling betel nuts to dirty old men? Read the rest of this entry »

Ghost Month by Ed Lin

Ghost MonthReviewed by Book Bug

It’s Ghost Month in Taiwan.

Beginning in August each year, Ghost Month honors deceased ancestors.
Incense and money are burned. People visit shrines and temples. Large purchases are scarce. Bodies of water are avoided.

Jing-nan runs a night market food stall. Unknown Pleasures sells hot fried food and steaming soups. It’s a family owned business. It has stood the test of time for decades.

Julia, Jing-nan’s long time love and high school sweetheart, is found murdered.
She was working as a scantily-clad betel nut beauty.
Why was this educated wholesome good girl working as a lowly servant selling betel nuts to dirty old men? Read the rest of this entry »