The world of Suzie Wong

by Ray Stark

Written in English
Published: Pages: 126 Downloads: 286
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Subjects:

  • Drama,
  • Interracial dating,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Love,
  • Prostitutes,
  • Artists

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A soul-searching look at an East-meets-West romance. A struggling American artist who"s down on his luck meets a beautiful Chinese prostitute who captures his heart. The scenery is as spectacular as the colorful and exotic streets of Hong Kong in this wonderfully warm story about the strength of love.

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Reviewed by Glenn Erickson. Here's a big surprise - for decades I've avoided The World of Susie Wong, under the mistaken illusion that it was a typical-for interracial romance soap opera.I expected to see a parade of racist and sexist situations. The name "Suzie Wong", after all, has become synonymous with the image of the Hong Kong good-time girl, a plaything for foreign visitors. The World of Suzie Wong is a romantic drama film directed by Richard Quine, based on the novel of the same title by Richard Mason.. American architect Robert Lomax (William Holden) is an aspiring artist who relocates to Hong Kong for a year to see if he can make a living as a the Star Ferry en route to Hong Kong Island, he meets Mee Ling (), a seemingly proper young woman.   Suzie Wong, Revisited. life in the classic novel The World of Suzie Wong. Robert Lomax, a Brit in the book and an American in the movie version, stays . First a novel by Richard Mason and then a successful stage play by Paul Osborn, Ray Stark's film production of The World of Suzie Wong () tells the story of an expatriate American architect named Robert Lomax (William Holden) who pursues a new career as a painter in Hong Kong. He finds his perfect model in Suzie Wong (Nancy Kwan), a beautiful prostitute whose lifestyle creates personal.

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Set in the mids, The World of Suzie Wong is a beautifully written time capsule of a novel. First published more than fifty years ago, it resonated with readers worldwide, inspiring a film starring William H olden, a ballet, and even a reggae song. Now readers can experience the romance of this groundbreaking story by: The world of suzie wong, is a novel where a british artist falls for his model Suzie Wong a chinese prostitute.

For her beauty captivates him the moment hes first lays eyes on her but, she a woman that is very hard to get. No matter how hard Suzie tries to push /5. Set in the mids, The World of Suzie Wong is a beautifully written time capsule of a novel.

First published more than fifty years ago, it resonated with readers worldwide, inspiring a film starring William H olden, a ballet, and even a reggae song. Now readers can experience the romance of this groundbreaking story anew/5(77). Free download or read online The World of Suzie Wong pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Richard Mason. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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A businessman moves to Hong Kong to pursue a career as an artist and falls in love with a prostitute he hires as a model. —Will S. Set in the mids, The World of Suzie Wong is a beautifully written time capsule of a novel. First published more than fifty years ago, it resonated with readers worldwide, inspiring a film starring William H olden, a ballet, and even a reggae song.

The World of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason. Mason’s straightforward storytelling ensures the romance of budding English artist Robert Lomax and Wong never becomes cheap or takes a misstep. Directed by Richard Quine. With William Holden, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, Michael Wilding. A businessman moves to Hong Kong to pursue a career as an artist and falls in love with a prostitute he hires as a model/10(K).

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The World of Suzie Wong - About the book's creator. Permalink Submitted by Chinarail on Sun, Interesting article in a recent edition of the Nikkei Asian Review recounting an interview conducted in with Richard Mason, the author who created the story of Suzie Wong.

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6, views. The World of Suzie Wong is much more than that. Both Robert Lomax, the narrator, and Suzie are full-blooded characters, with all the contradictions that come with being a human being. The course of love definitely does not run smooth, and the end result is definitely not by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mason, Richard.

World of Suzie Wong. London: Collins, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type. Tag: The World of Suzie Wong Book Club Takes Hong Kong.

More Hangover than handover, the Adelaide Book Club visited Hong Kong last month, so I thought I’d share some of our highlights, and a reading list. (A pause here to acknowledge that with our book club being how it is, the actual reading list comprised Elle, Vogue and Who magazines.

The world of Suzie Wong (Signet books) by Mason, Richard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book and the film directed by Peter Bogdanovich provided far more revealing glimpses than “The World of Suzie Wong,” the film directed by Richard Quine.

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Now readers can experience the romance of this groundbreaking story anew/5(70).The World of Suzie Wong. If you like those old early '60's romance movies with a slightly exotic flair this is a movie you will enjoy.

I had read the book when I was in high school and watching this movie was a /5(27). The World of Suzie Wong is actually based on a book of the same name written by Richard Mason and has since been adapted into not only this hit film, but also a play and a ballet, and spawned various unofficial sequels.

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