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KL NOIR by Amir  Muhammad
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I took a really long time to finish this one. Partly because I was busy, partly because... I don't know. Noir is maybe not my very favourite genre. I think I read this mainly because hey, it's local. Need to start reading local, right?
In terms of themes and language - let's just say these are mostly not for kids, ok? (Or the prudes like me.)

The stories I liked the most would probably be Rukun Tetangga by Preeta Samarasan and Mamak Murder Mystery by Marc de Faoite.

There's nothing inherently wrong with the writing in this... I guess it's just not my style.
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Reading Progress

June 24, 2013 – Shelved
June 24, 2013 – Shelved as: to-read
October 16, 2013 – Started Reading
October 30, 2013 –
page 81
30.0% "hmmm"
November 6, 2013 –
page 109
40.37%
November 6, 2013 –
page 109
40.37%
November 10, 2013 –
page 175
64.81%
November 11, 2013 –
page 212
78.52%
December 4, 2013 – Finished Reading
March 23, 2015 – Shelved as: malaysiana

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Natasha Musa I'm reading this now. It's not my thing either I guess. The first two stories were not my thing, Mamak Murder Mystery is my fav so far. Hoping there's more stories that I'll like as I go through it.


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