Death of a Red Heroine
In this Anthony Award-winning debut, Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police must find the murderer of a National Model worker, and then risk his own life and career to see that justice is done. A Loyal Character Dancer is the latest in Qiu’s Shanghai series featuring Inspector Chen. "A... show more
In this Anthony Award-winning debut, Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police must find the murderer of a National Model worker, and then risk his own life and career to see that justice is done. A Loyal Character Dancer is the latest in Qiu’s Shanghai series featuring Inspector Chen. "A marvelously assured debut. . . . Engrossing, immensely readable."—The Wall Street Journal
Publish date: July 1st 2003
Publisher: Soho Crime
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
, Asian Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Chinese Literature
Series: Inspector Chen Cao (#1)
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Book 1, in the Inspector Chen seriesThis novel is something more than a suspenseful whodunit crime story it is one that explore in some ways the old-socialist/new capitalist tensions that were central to China’s ideology post-Tiananmen Square. In the early 1990 it was a difficult time of transition,...
Death of a Red Heroine (Soho Crime) - Qiu Xiaolong "Who says that the splendor of a grass blade returnsThe Love of the spring that forever returns?" With this ends "Death of a Red Heroine". Here the main protagonist wonders whether a son's return for his mother's love is always inadequate, as wel...
Finale confuso e le troppe poesie lo rendono in alcuni punti noioso.
Shanghai, 1990. After the events of the Ti amen square. China is on going a transformation, a slow but steady turn towards capitalism. Inspector Chen is one of the young but not young people that are rising thru the hierarchy faster than ever. Qiu Xiaolong takes us inside the city, inside the lives ...
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