Visto per Shangai
Publish date: 2008
Pages no: 359
Edition language: Italian
, Asian Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Chinese Literature
Series: Inspector Chen Cao (#2)
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...
This book is the next in the series after Death of a Red Heroine and as with the previous book, our protagonist is police inspector Chen, who would much rather be writing poetry or translating detective novels from English. Instead, in A Loyal Character Dancer, Chen is unwillingly saddled with the j...
This is the second Inspector Chen novel and it's as good as the first one. We are immersed in the China of the early 90's. Shanghai with its corruption, its organized crime, the great divide between the people who work for the sytem and the nouveaux riches who work the system. Chen is assigned to he...