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Chinese Triangle

Short Story (2,140 words)

Cham Long, a rich Hong Kong merchant, describes how he was once the servant of a rogue called Tung Ho who also had a lazy chauffeur called Karytus and a girl secretary called Red Flower. Every weekend he would take his motor launch to the Pearl River, make love to Red Flower and smoke an opium pipe. One weekend Karytus and Red Flower decide to kill Tung Ho and take his diamonds. Will they get away with it?

Argosy, November 1955

Included in Crime and Detection, ed. John Higgins.