By Walter Mosley
November 1963: Easy's settled right into a regular gig as a faculty custodian. It's a quiet, basic life -- yet a number of moments of ecstasy with an attractive instructor will switch all that. while the girl vanishes, Easy's caught with a number of corpses, the law enforcement officials on his again, and a bit yellow puppy who's nobody's ally. together with his not-so-simple earlier snapping at his heels, and with enemies outdated and new seeking to get even, effortless needs to kiss his cautious little lifestyles goodbye -- and step toward the edge....
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The air whisked against her as he passed by. The crimson veil ﬂuttered a bit, for a moment softening the anxieties of that afternoon. She heard a series of “okay”s repeating in rhythmic succession around her, as if converging upon a common target. ” Wang Qiyao’s breathing stopped. She could not catch her breath. She could hear the ﬁlm running through the camera, a mechanical sound that seemed to override everything. Her mind just went blank. When a hand pulled away her wedding veil, she was so startled that she shrank back with fright.
This is the everlasting sorrow of Wang Qiyao. C hapter 2 The Film Studio four de cades the story spans, and it all began the day she went to the ﬁlm studio. The day before, Wu Peizhen had agreed to take Wang Qiyao to have a look around the studio. Wu Peizhen was a rather careless girl. Under normal circumstances, she would have suﬀered from low self-esteem because of her homeliness, but because Peizhen came from a well-to-do family and people always doted on her, she had developed unaﬀected into an outgoing young lady.
Mr. Cheng lived on the penthouse ﬂoor of a multistoried apartment building on the Bund. Part of his apartment had been renovated into a photo studio, complete with cardboard scenic backdrops of European castles as well as Chinese pavilions. Inside were also a dark room and a dressing room. Mr. Cheng was a young man of twenty-six; he had on a pair of goldtrimmed glasses—he was nearsighted—and was wearing a pair of suspenders over a white dress shirt and a pair of Western slacks—very sharp. He had Wang Qiyao ﬁ x herself up in the dressing room while he set up the lights.
A Little Yellow Dog (Easy Rawlins Mystery, Book 5) by Walter Mosley