The Walled City
730. That's how many days I've been trapped. 18. That's how many days I have left to find a way out.Jin, Mei Yee, and Dai all live in the Walled City, a lawless labyrinth run by crime lords and overrun by street gangs. Teens there traffic drugs or work in brothels--or, like Jin, hide under the... show more
730. That's how many days I've been trapped. 18. That's how many days I have left to find a way out.Jin, Mei Yee, and Dai all live in the Walled City, a lawless labyrinth run by crime lords and overrun by street gangs. Teens there traffic drugs or work in brothels--or, like Jin, hide under the radar. But when Dai offers Jin a chance to find her lost sister, Mei Yee, she begins a breathtaking race against the clock to escape the Walled City itself.
Publish date: 2015-09-08
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
When I first chose this book from NetGalley, I was expecting a dystopian thriller. Instead, it has the feel of a thriller, but takes place in some vague contemporary time, and is based on an actual walled city in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Honestly, I wish I had googled that before I read the book, but it ...
Mei Yee was sold into the sex trade by her drunken father. She is kept separate from the other girls. The only person she sees besides the girls who take care of her room and Mama-san is her exclusive customer, the Ambassador. Mei Yee is expected to accept this is how it’s going to be the rest of ...
I flew through this book in about four days, which was about 100 pages a day and oh my goodness. The story is set over 18 days, with a countdown as chapter titles, it was very dramatic! And has three characters, each in a very different situation within The Walled City. Jin Ling, who just wants to f...
As a rule, I’m typically drawn to the romance within the plot (hello, romance junkie here), but The Walled City was an exception to the rule. In fact, I wasn’t really all that intrigued by the romance between Mei Yee and Dai. I didn’t connect with Mei Yee until about 60% of the way in, when she real...
Title: The Walled CityAuthor: Ryan GraudinRating: 4 Stars.Okay, this book was hard to rate. I really liked the 3 separate stories. Dai's story was confusing at first, i wasn't sure where he was gonna go towards the end. Then his past is revealed and it wasn't what i thought the author was trying to ...
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