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Victor Robert Lee writes on the Asia-Pacific region and is the author of the espionage novel Performance Anomalies, described by The Japan Times as “a thoroughly original work of fiction.” His recent field reporting from the South China Sea and East China Sea can be found in The Diplomat and elsewhere. His reporting has been cited in The Economist, Bloomberg View, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Mainichi Shimbun, BBC News, CNN, Asahi Shimbun, The Straits Times, National Geographic and other media, as well as in hearings of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. He uses a pen name to avoid being denied travel visas by authoritarian governments.

The Performance Anomalies audiobook, read by Tony-nominated actor David Pittu, was released yesterday on Audible.

Pittu, who won the 2014 Best Male Solo Performance Audie award for his reading of Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, describes his impression of Performance Anomalies:

"The machinations of covert dealings and foul play in the book’s story play out in a way that feels accurate and true to h... Read more of this blog post »
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Performance Anomalies

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“If it’s not one god it’s another. Allah or oil. Jesus or Jewels. Lenin or lust.”
Victor Robert Lee, Performance Anomalies

“The people need a strong leader. They feel insecure if they don’t know who to fear. Isn’t that why god was invented?”
Victor Robert Lee, Performance Anomalies

“Lift your eyes, straighten your back, let fear and pain walk away like the turtles they are.”
Victor Robert Lee, Performance Anomalies

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“Cono felt embarrassed by the thought that he might have been just another pitiful orphan trying to turn his friends into family, and that he might be blinded by this need, a need that colored his whole life, that ache to offer worth to someone.”
Victor Robert Lee, Performance Anomalies

“And yet Xiao Li always spoke of her mother as if her image were mounted in a red-and-gold picture frame resting on a shrine in the corner of a tidy house, to be venerated and pleased at all times, like a deceased ancestor ever-present and scrutinizing her progeny.”
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“To make a friend you must close one eye. And to keep a friend, you must close both eyes.”
Victor Robert Lee, Performance Anomalies

“If it’s not one god it’s another. Allah or oil. Jesus or Jewels. Lenin or lust.”
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“I believe in the goddess of mystery. And she’s always pregnant!”
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