Based on the life of Lambert Simnel.
Originally published, New York, Viking Press, 1968.
|Statement||(by) Cecil Maiden ; illustrated by L.F. Cary.|
|Contributions||Cary, L F.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||222|
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Crown Books was founded in the Washington, D.C., metro area in by Robert Haft with money borrowed from his father, D.C. businessman Herbert Haft. From award-winning Hong Kong writer Chan Ho-Kei, The Borrowed tells the story of Kwan Chun-dok, a Hong Kong detective whose career spans fifty years of the territory's history. A deductive powerhouse, Kwan becomes a legend in the force, nicknamed "the Eye of Heaven" by his awe-struck colleagues. Kate Manne is an associate professor of philosophy at Cornell University, where she has taught since She did her graduate work at MIT and was a junior fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows. The author of Down Girl, Manne has written for The New York Times, Boston Review, HuffPost, The Times Literary Supplement, and Politico, among other publications. In , Chan’s first novel, THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD, won the biggest mystery prize in the Chinese-speaking world, the Soji Shimada Mystery Award, and has subsequently been published in Taiwan (Crown), China (New Star), Japan (Bungeishunju), Thailand (Nanmee) and Italy (Metropoli /5().