'Crazy Rich Asians' author Kevin Kwan on privilege, excess and believabilityUploader: Tumi 2 month ago Subscribe 4
Most of the story is set here, and the majority of the characters are meant to be Singaporeans. Before Crazy Rich Asians , only a few friends knew of his family background - his great-grandfather was a founding director of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, Singapore's oldest bank. Readers lapped up his addictive wealth porn which spawned two sequels, China Rich Girlfriend and this year's Rich People's Problems. By Kirsten Han August 17, , 4: While Kwan uses his razor sharp wit to poke fun at excess, his books also humanise the super wealthy and to write about a part of society under-represented in pop culture. Christine Holgate's mission of healing.