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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 2 years ago
bookshelves: winter-20152016, shanghai, series, dec-2015-free-for-all, communist-lit-richer, mystery-thriller Read from December 04 to 17, 2015 Description: Crime drama set in early 1990s Shanghai. When Chen agrees to do a translation job for a property developer he is given a laptop, a 'little...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 2 years ago
bookshelves: published-2002, series, shanghai, translation, radio-4, mystery-thriller, dec-2015-free-for-all, winter-20152016, communist-lit-richer Read from December 04 to 17, 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06rf3mwDescription: Shanghai, early 1990s. When a former dancer and party loyali...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 2 years ago
bookshelves: winter-20152016, radio-4, series, shanghai, mystery-thriller, poetry, communist-lit-richer, play-dramatisation, china, dec-2015-free-for-all Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from November 28 to December 04, 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06qv4kqDescription: Shanghai...
Meandering Em's
Meandering Em's rated it 3 years ago
Inspector Chen is a chief inspector in Shanghai who has been given a week's vacation in Wuxi, a neighboring city. He is a rising star in the Chinese government although he has ruffled feathers with Internal Security. He meets a young woman, Shanshan, and hears about a murder on his first day of vaca...
Toni
Toni rated it 4 years ago
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,...
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