"Despite the passage of years, controversy about love between members of different races and cultures still rages, as demonstrated by the Chinese governments attack on this work by one of their authors"
"I didn't go as far as China for my second novel, but set it in the South of France, where a cool British teenager of 2035 is considerably rattled by meeting Arrenteh, a fiery mix of Turkish & Iranian"
"An even cooler Norwegian girl also seeks the richness of The East as, discontented with Norway, she journeys through Korea and China in search of the exotic. Set in Modern times, semi autobiographical"
"More modern romantic goings-on as a girl backpacks her way across Malasia, Cambodia and Laos with.... Her grandmother! I don't need to tell you this is modern. In olden days only the men could do this"
"Leaping racial barriers isn't enough for some people, and her the Chinese side is a nun who leaps the convent wall to hook up with an American doctor. It's the same everywhere: doctors get the girls."