Yellowthread Street (Yellowthread Street #1)
The Hong Bay district of Hong Kong is a spectacularly seedy maze of cut-rate brothels, betting shops, and other less wholesome enterprises. Keeping the peace - sort of - are the cops of the Yellowthread Street Station. They're an intrepid (if foul-mouthed) bunch, but even their formidable skills are taxed by the Bay's latest series of mishaps, which begin with a fellow nea...more
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Published in 1975 when Hong Kong was still British-owned and (evidently) British-policed, this first in the series introduces us to the station staff and a few of the area streets, and not much else. There is very little plot, rather just the meandering day by day occurrences and interactions...more