CHINESE GOLD MURDERS

By: ROBERT H. VAN GULIK

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Soon after taking up his first magisterial post in the godforsaken district of Peng-lai, Judge Dee must look into the murder of his predecessor. His job is complicated by the simultaneous disappearnce of his chief clerk and the new bride of a wealthy local shipowner.
"The China of old, in Mr. van Gulik's skilled hands, comes vividly alive
again."--Allen J. Hubin, "New York Times Book Review"
"If you have not yet discovered Judge Dee, I envy you that initial
pleasure . . . the discovery of a great detective story. For the
magistrate of Poo-yan belongs in that select group headed by Sherlock
Holmes."--Robert Kirsch, "Los Angeles Times"
Robert van Gulik (1910-67), a Dutch diplomat and an authority on Chinese
history and culture, drew his plots from the popular detective novels
that appeared in seventeenth-century China.

Title: CHINESE GOLD MURDERS

Author Name: ROBERT H. VAN GULIK

Categories: MYSTERY & SUSPENSE,

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS:

ISBN Number: 0226848647

ISBN Number 13: 9780226848648

Binding: MASS MARKET

Book Condition: GOOD CONDITION

Seller ID: IM57500

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