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Title:  The Phantom of the Temple
Binding:  Paperback
Author:  Robert Van Gulik
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Language: English
ISBN-10: -022684875
ISBN-13: 978-0226848778

Product Dimensions: 
5.2 x 0.6 x 8 inches
Category(ies) :  Fiction
Shipping weights:  10.9 ounces
Price: RMB130.00
Reading level : 
This 1966 installation in the Judge Dee mystery series finds the ancient Chinese detective investigating a triple mystery of a disappearance, a theft, and a decapitated body.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

On a wooded hill in the Lan-fang district, a phantom stalks in a century-old Buddhist temple and three mysteries unfold - the vanishing of a wealthy merchant's daughter, the disappearance of twenty bars of gold, and the discovery of a decapitated corpse. In The Phantom of the Temple, the clever Judge Dee pieces together these strange occurrences to reveal one complex and gruesome plot.

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About the Author
Robert van Gulik (1910–67) was a Dutch diplomat and an authority on Chinese history and culture. His many works include sixteen Judge Dee mysteries, a study of the gibbon in China, and two books on the Chinese lute.

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