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Title:  Murder in Canton
Binding:  Paperback
Author:   Robert van Gulik
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Language: English
ISBN-10: -022684875
ISBN-13: 978-0226848747

Product Dimensions: 
5.2 x 0.8 x 8 inches
Category(ies) :  Fiction
Shipping weights:  5.2 x 0.8 x 8 inches
Price: RMB120.00
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Synosis
Murder in Canton takes place in 680 A.D. Judge Dee, recently promoted to Lord Chief Justice, is sent incognito to Canton to investigate the disappearance of a court censor. With the help of his trusted lieutenants Chiao Tai and Tao Gan, and that of a clever blind girl who collects crickets, Dee solves the traditional three puzzles - "The Vanished Censor, The Smaragdine Dancer, and The Golden Bell".

Publisher Comments
Seventh-century China's Judge Dee is sent to Canton to investigate the disappearance of a court censor; in the plague-ridden Imperial capital, he solves two seemingly unconnected murders that involve the city's most aristocratic families. 
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

About the Author
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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