Nury Vittachi

Nury Vittachi


Born
in Ceylon, Sri Lanka
October 02, 1958

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Nury Vittachi is a journalist and author based in Hong Kong. His columns are published daily, weekly in a variety of newspapers in Asia as well as on his website. He is best known for the comedy-crime novel series The Feng Shui Detective, published in many languages around the world, but he has also written non-fiction works and novels for children. He is also noted for his role in founding the Asia Literary Review, the Hong Kong International Literary Festival, the Man Asian Literary Prize, and was the chairman of the judges of the inaugural Australia-Asia Literary Award in 2008. Vittachi currently lives in Hong Kong with his English wife Mary-Lacey Vittachi and their three adopted Chinese children.

Series:
* Feng Shui Detective


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Nury at bar



 


Someone showed me a random video in which people put cucumbers near cats, and the horrified cats leapt away in sheer terror, sometimes leaping out of windows.


Watching it, I re-lived my teenage attempts at dating. Cucumbers: I feel your pain.


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Your columnist was further thrown back to childhood by an Indian newspaper report that police officers are using catapults to fire balls of chili powde...

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Average rating: 3.69 · 1,634 ratings · 275 reviews · 51 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Feng Shui Detective

3.58 avg rating — 505 ratings — published 2000 — 18 editions
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The Shanghai Union of Indus...

3.66 avg rating — 203 ratings — published 2006 — 13 editions
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Mr Wong Goes West

3.57 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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The Feng Shui Detective's C...

3.72 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
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Twilight in the Land of Nowhen

4.04 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Detektif Feng Shui 2: Petua...

3.79 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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The Curious Diary of Mr Jam

4.43 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Jeri Telstar and the Bigges...

3.88 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2008
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The Day It Rained Letters

3.87 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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The Amazing Life of Dead Eric

3.60 avg rating — 15 ratings
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“You can leave Hong Kong, but it will never leave you.”
Nury Vittachi, Hong Kong: The City of Dreams

“Stories are wonderful, enjoyable, and scrumptious things. In the old days, they were served on thin plates called pages. You ate them with your eyes. And they didn't go down to your tummy, like normal food. No, they went into a dream machine inside your head.”
Nury Vittachi, The Day It Rained Letters

“I'm not asking much,' he said. 'Only a miracle. Can you do this?'
Wong looked down at the briefing papers in front of him for a moment. Then he looked at Tambi in the eye. 'Miracles we have fifteen per cent extra surcharge. Is it okay?”
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