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The Cook, the Crook, and the Real Estate Tycoon
- A Novel of Contemporary China
- By: Liu Zhenyun, Howard Goldblatt - translator, Sylvia Li-chun Lin - translator
- Narrated by: Ewan Chung
- Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
The Cook, the Crook, and the Real Estate Tycoon, by prize-winning Chinese novelist Liu Zhenyun, is a novel of Beijing that paints a microcosm of contemporary China, dealing with classes at the two extremes: the super rich and the migrant workers who make them rich through deceit and corruption. The protagonist, Liu Yuejin, is a worksite cook and small-time thief whose bag is stolen. In searching for it, he stumbles upon another bag, which contains a flash disk that chronicles high-level corruption.
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