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Valuing obscene wealth for its abundant humour

Kevin Kwan follows up Crazy Rich Asians with China Rich Girlfriend, filled with more laughable new-money specimens

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Kwan has his style references down cold and a good enough antenna about what is well-known in Asia and perhaps Europe to keep American readers surprised and inquisitive.

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KEVIN Kwan's brand of giddy wealth porn arrived in 2013 with Crazy Rich Asians, not a moment too soon to rescue a worn-out and useless genre. The vulgar rich had taken over reality TV, fictionalised TV (which seemed tepid by comparison), the occasional freakish documentary (like

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