Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

Picador

9781250229328

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Review of ‘Number One Chinese Restaurant’

Number One Chinese Restaurant, Lillian Li’s darkly hilarious debut novel, exposes what goes on behind the scenes at the Beijing Duck House Chinese Restaurant in Rockville, Maryland. Its vibrant employees serve up not only a glorious duck dinner but also a fiery tale of sabotage, revenge and lasting love.

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