(Description comes from the 2013 Anchor Books edition)
When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees on a summer in Singapore to visit her boyfriend's "traditional" Chinese family, she expects the visit to be relaxing, if a little dull. She has no idea.... Nick's childhood home is a palace. He grew up riding in more private planes than cars. He and Rachel will be attending the wedding of the year. Oh, and Nick just happens to be one of Asia's more eligible bachelors--and his formidable mother isn't so sure Rachel is the right one for him.
Featured Series3 primary books
Crazy Rich Asians is a 3-book series with 3 primary works first released in 2013 with contributions by Kevin Kwan.
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Highly entertaining, atmospheric, and ridiculous. Can't wait for the movie in August.
I enjoy fiction that lets you take a peak into foreign cultures, but this picture of Singapore elite seems very fake. The characters are all very black and white, clearly divided into good and evil, it almost seems like a children's book. And the plot is all too predictable.
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