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Summary Ë The Trader of Saigon ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Õ In the chaos and corruption of post civil war Vietnam three seemingly unconnected lives are brought together in greed fear and hopeAs a US Army deserter Alexander is a man without country; stuck in a life he no longer controls and embroiled in the dark Ing women His latest victim is Hanh a poor rural girl living in Hanoi who dreams to escaping the inevitability of an impoverished future and for whom Alexander’s arrival seems like the answer to a prayer Neither of them has ever met Phuc a Vietnamese businessman who. I enjoyed this book enormously and by the time I was about three uarters of the way through I just had to sit and read the rest of it in one sitting The author tells the story of each of the characters separately but as the book progresses the three come together to make this compelling readingSee my full review at

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In the chaos and corruption of post civil war Vietnam three seemingly unconnected lives are brought together in greed fear and hopeAs a US Army deserter Alexander is a man without country; stuck in a life he no longer controls and embroiled in the dark business of trad. Review The Trader Of Saigon by Lucy Cruickshanks Play Innocence To Pay InnocenceAbout the Book StoryThe Trader Of Saigon by Lucy Cruickshanks is a marvelously crafted fiction story that is not far from the reality of the world Alexander is a trader flesh trader human flesh trader live human flesh His trades women and girls rather girls amateur teenagers economically poor girls living in insecurity but starving for support faith and trust as most of the time it is harassment that they have to face Alexander used to ditch such kind of targets softly starting by grabbing their attention stealing their trust and then selling them off in the marketat lucrative prices The Trader Of Saigon by Lucy Cruickshanks is written in the background of Saigon town of Vietnam the most happening place of the country Alexander bunked from his army life and got hooked to young girls trafficking as a part of trading chain of Herder Cheung Hu is the most powerful Chinese living in Saigon and running his own mafia in many of the illegal and illicit trades He has many inside powerful political connectionsHanh is an innocent girl living with her widowed severely ill mother She is a small time worker to earn ration for the two The story is about the journey of Hanh's getting targeted by Alexander for trafficking Phuc is another time struck character who was a rich businessman but has been zeroed down to poverty due to all his money and property grabbed by the governmentYou can find about Lucy Cruickshanks in an interview on my blog here My ViewsThe Trader Of Saigon by Lucy Cruickshanks is a marvelously crafted fiction story that is not far from the reality of the world Every country has a place Saigon in one form or the other with illegal trading mafia that is mingled with dirty politics and helpless administration Where there is no system in place And even if there is a system in place there is crime in much smarter manner to overshadow it The level of smartness in crime Every country has Alexander Hanh Phuc Herder and Cheung Hu in multiples and in various religion nationalities and gravity of crime or innocence in them Where Hanh is young and innocent living in poverty but much close to nature and life there are criminals like Alexander Phuc Herder and Cheung Hu Even if this trading does not happen in much advanced countries there are buyers ready to pay big amount of money for Asian women In a nutshell there are wolves in the cover of sheep in every place becoming part of this trafficking ecosystem whether in the form of a trader chain buyer chain or the innocent victimsAs we move along the story of The Trader Of Saigon by Lucy Cruickshanks there is an automatic emotional connect that gets established with the innocent girl Hanh 15 The dirty terms used in these kind of trading are powerful enough to bring shame to any person living with dignity and respect Lucy Cruickshanks has rightly dedicated this book to Scott with whom she met during a flight in a plane in 2007 and got to know that the guy was a proud businessman engaged in women and girls trafficking in the name of matchmaking So there is an America Soldier turned women trafficker Alexander a Chinese mafia king Cheung Hu a Russian pimp Herder and locales Phuc and Hanh around whom the whole of the story revolvesThe fiction is not too far from the realities of the world elaborating its cruelties and tortures faced by innocent people like Phuc and Hanh The Trader Of Saigon by Lucy Cruickshanks is her debut novel published in 2013 The cover of The Trader Of Saigon by Lucy Cruickshanks is fitting well with the theme of storywith a young girl perhaps Hanh in Vietnamese dress is sitting in the backdrop of Vietnam local environment The time projected in the story is somewhere around 1980sThis is a life turner story for Phuc for Hanh and for Alexander so powerfully driven that binds you along for the whole journey What in Hanh struck Alexander Is there a development that is happening in his mind and heart in the shape of a transformation although he keeps sticking to his plans throughout or is something struck at the final junctureThe book was shortlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award and the Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize longlisted for the Waverton Goodread Award and was a Top Ten Book of 2013 at The Bookbag Thanks Lucy for sending signed copy of this fabulous book Really enjoyed every word of it Wish every Alexander becomes a savior from a predator as in this book

Summary The Trader of Saigon

The Trader of SaigonBacked the wrong side in the war and is now unable to pay his financial and political debts to the Party But his struggles are about to change both their livesThis fascinating tale of redemption and salvation in a post war society is a thrilling and explosive debut nov. I read this because I am visiting Vietnam and thought I might get a feel for the countryI book is generally a bit depressing about Vietnamese life so I hope it's improved over the yearsI found most of the characters and storyline believable