A Case of Two Cities
Publish date: November 28th 2006
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Inspector Chen Cao (#4)
Inspector Chen is a poet as well as a member of the Shanghai Police Department. He also supplements his meager income as a police officer in China by translating mystery books. The book includes digressions about poetry, which Chen quotes at times, and Chen's knowledge of Chinese literature informs ...
Inspector Chen goes to the US and finds that politic is all the same everywhere. Or something like that. This is the weakest of the Qiu's Inspector Chen series I've read so far. The plot is entirely focused on the corruption of the Chinese political class, the Red Rats, their influence, the way they...
Note to self: only read this author after a hearty meal. the description of the meals makes one feel really hungry. And they keep meeting at restaurants.a chinese crime novel interspersed with chinese peotry (inspector chen, the hero, is a poet).interesting view of corruption in modern china.only on...
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