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The Chinese Gold Murders - Robert van Gulik
The Chinese Gold Murders
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In this, the second book in Robert van Gulik's classic mystery series of ancient China, Judge Dee must look into the murder of his predecessor. His job is complicated by the simultaneous disappearance of his chief clerk and the new bride of a wealthy local shipowner.Meanwhile, a tiger is... show more
In this, the second book in Robert van Gulik's classic mystery series of ancient China, Judge Dee must look into the murder of his predecessor. His job is complicated by the simultaneous disappearance of his chief clerk and the new bride of a wealthy local shipowner.Meanwhile, a tiger is terrorizing the district, the ghost of the murdered magistrate stalks the tribunal, a prostitute has a secret message for Dee, and the body of a murdered monk is discovered to be in the wrong grave. In the end, the judge, with his deft powers of deduction, uncovers the one cause for all of these seemingly unrelated events.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060728670 (0060728671)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Judge Dee (Chronological order) (#2)
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3.0 The Chinese Gold Murders
I enjoyed the mystery and didn't figure it out despite the numerous clues. A word of warning, however: as a book, I rate it three stars, but if this were a movie, it would have been at least PG-13. Some people may find parts of it offensive.
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