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24%OFFQiu Xiaolong - A Case of Two Cities - 9780340898536 - V9780340898536
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A Case of Two Cities

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Description for A Case of Two Cities Paperback. 'As modern China's profile rises, so too does the stock of literature from and about it. But Shanghai-born Qiu Xiaolong's Inspector Chen detective series is one of the freshest and most unpredictable of the lot' Newsweek Series: Inspector Chen Cao. Num Pages: 400 pages, n/a. BIC Classification: FF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 200 x 25. Weight in Grams: 288.
Now a BBC Radio 4 Drama Series. Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is summoned by an official of the Party to lead a highly charged corruption investigation. Tentacles have spread through the police force, the civil service, the vice trade and deep into the criminal underworld. The principal figure and his family have long since fled to the United States, beyond the reach of the Chinese government. But the network is still intact and it is only a matter of time before it becomes stronger than before. Chen is charged ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Sceptre
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Series
Inspector Chen Cao
Condition
New
Weight
274g
Number of Pages
400
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780340898536
SKU
V9780340898536
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Ref
99-10

About Qiu Xiaolong
Qiu Xiaolong (pronounced 'Joe Shau-long') was born in Shanghai. The Cultural Revolution began in his last year of elementary school, and out of school, out of job, he studied English by himself in a local park. In 1977, he began his studies at East China Normal University in Shanghai, and then the Chinese Academy of Social ... Read more

Reviews for A Case of Two Cities
Wonderful.
Washington Post
Gripping . . . Chen stands in a class with Martin Cruz Smith's Russian investigator, Arkady Renko, and P.D. James's Scotland Yard inspector, Adam Dalgliesh.
Publishers Weekly
Qiu Xiaolong is one of the brightest stars in the firmament of modern literary crime fiction. His Inspector Chen mysteries dazzle as they entertain, combining crime ... Read more

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