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Title:  The Red Pavilion
Binding:  Paperback
Author:  Robert van Gulik
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Language: English
ISBN-10: -022684875
ISBN-13: 978-0226848730

Product Dimensions: 
5.2 x 0.7 x 8 inches
Category(ies) :  Fiction
Shipping weights: 
Price: RMB120.00
Reading level : 
BookDescription
A chance encounter with Autumn Moon, the most powerful courtesan on Paradise Island, leads Judge Dee to investigate three deaths. Although he finally teases the true story from a tangled history of passion and betrayal, Dee is saddened by the perversion, corruption, and waste of the world "of flowers and willows" that thrives on prostitution.

Synosis
A chance encounter with Autumn Moon, the most powerful courtesan on Paradise Island, leads Judge Dee to investigate three deaths. Although he finally teases the true story from a tangled history of passion and betrayal, Dee is saddened by the perversion, corruption, and waste of the world "of flowers and willows" that thrives on prostitution.

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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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