The Chinese Lake Murders (Paperback)

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Robert Van Gulik (1910-67) was a Dutch diplomat and an authority on Chinese history and culture. He drew his plots from the whole body of Chinese literature, especially from the popular detective novels that first appeared in the seventeenth century.
The Chinese Lake Murders describes how Judge Dee solves three difficult cases in A.D. 666, shortly after he has been appointed magistrate of Han-yuan.

"[Robert van Gulik] deftly interweaves three criminal cases involving exotic yet universally recognizable characters, then has his Judge Dee provide a surprising yet most plausible solution."--New York Times Book Review

Robert Van Gulik (1910-67) was a Dutch diplomat and an authority on Chinese history and culture. He drew his plots from the whole body of Chinese literature, especially from the popular detective novels that first appeared in the seventeenth century.

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ISBN 9780226848655
Genre FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
Format Paperback
Publisher Date 1979-07-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Univ of Chicago Pr
Copyright Year 1977
Height 7.25 in
Wdth 5.0 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 0.45 lb
Language English
Audience General/trade
Authors Gulik, Robert Hans Van

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  • The Chinese Lake Murders paperback book
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    This is a great Detective Story in the Judge Dee series. Judge Dee was a real personage, A Magistrate in Ancient China. At that time the Magistrate had to solve the crime in his District, not use give a finally decision. He solved many crimes and this book gives us some actual happening in the ancient times, and is very interersting, A great read! Once you read one, you will want the rest.

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