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Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (Dee Goong An) - Robert van Gulik
Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (Dee Goong An)
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Here are three authentic 18th-century Chinese detective novels, chronicling interwoven cases solved by the celebrated historical magistrate Judge Dee in the 7th century. Includes The Case of the Double Murder at Dawn, The Case of the Strange Corpse, and The Case of the Poisoned Bride. Includes 9... show more
Here are three authentic 18th-century Chinese detective novels, chronicling interwoven cases solved by the celebrated historical magistrate Judge Dee in the 7th century. Includes The Case of the Double Murder at Dawn, The Case of the Strange Corpse, and The Case of the Poisoned Bride. Includes 9 illustrations, a thorough Introduction, and Appendix.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486233376 (0486233375)
ASIN: 486233375
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 237
Edition language: English
Series: Judge Dee (Chronological order) (#1)
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3.0 The Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee
“An Authentic Eighteenth Century Chinese Detective Novel.” One aspect of books and reading that I don’t often consider is the extent to which storytelling is a cultural form, often arising out of long-standing tradition. Modern American writing has such an emphasis on telling a good story as wel...
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bookaneer rated it
5.0 China did it first, and China did it better
Okay, I admit it. My reading material tends to be not only Euro-centric, but Anglo-centric. While I went through a phase of absorbing quite a bit of European folklore, I have never really read much Asian mythology or ancient texts. That's going to change. I recently read Wilkie Collins' Moonston...
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AmySea rated it
3.0 The Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (Dee Goong An): An Authentic Eighteenth Century Chinese Detective Novel
Not my favorite of the Judge Dee books, but still good.
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