Murder in Canton

a Chinese detective story
  • 208 Pages
  • 4.39 MB
  • 6544 Downloads
  • English
by
Heinemann , London
Di, Renjie, 629-700 -- Fiction, Judges -- Fiction, China -- History -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- Fi

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Statementby Robert van Gulik ; with twelve illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.G97 Mu, PR9130.9.G8 Mu
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6018939M
LC Control Number66078038
OCLC/WorldCa10593369

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While Murder in Canton was the 13th Judge Dee novel published, the novels bounce around In a nice change of pace, Judge Dee investigates in Canton, which, even in the 7th century, was a cosmopolitan city full of Arabs, Persians, and other foreigners/5.

Murder in Canton takes place in the yearas 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 a complex puzzle of political intrigue and murder through the Brand: University of Chicago Press. Murder in Canton takes place in 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, /5(34). Murder in Canton takes place in the yearas 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 a complex puzzle of political intrigue and murder through the three /5(). Murder in Canton: A Judge Dee Mystery by Robert van Gulik. Dee solves a complex puzzle of political intrigue and murder through the three separate subplots "the vanished censor," "the Smaragdine dancer," and "the Golden Bell." An expert on the art and erotica as well as the literature, religion, and politics of China, van Gulik also.

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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, /5().

Murder in Canton. [Robert Hans van Gulik] -- In the yearJudge Dee uncovers a plot to take over key positions in the Tang government In his attempts to solve three perplexing murders. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Van Gulik got onto writing his own detective stories after translating a book of 18th century Chinese detective stories set in the 7th century and featuring "Judge Dee" (or Ti Jen-chieh).

'Murder in Canton' takes Judge Dee to that southern city to covertly investigate the disappearance of a high central government official (Imperial censor)/5(3). Fifty years ago, unanswered questions shrouded the brutal slaying of Richard Cammarata, the adored father of then two-year-old Caroline Christian.

The handcuffed body, discovered in a Canton. Murder in Canton is a detective novel written by Robert van Gulik and set in Imperial China (roughly speaking the Tang Dynasty). It is a fiction based on the real character of Judge Dee (Ti Jen-chieh or Di Renjie), a magistrate and statesman of the Tang court, who lived roughly – Murder in Canton: A Judge Dee Mystery Robert Van Guilik, Author, Robert Hans Van Gulik, Author, Robert Van Gulik, Author University of Chicago Press $13 (p) ISBN Buy this book.

In The Murder of Canton we find Judge Dee and his faithful companions going to Canton to solve the mystery of the disappeared Imperial Censor.

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This is a complicated plot involving Arabs (Muslims), Tanka (Chinese outcasts of low blood), political intrigue, love and lust gone horribly wrong and murder. Oh, and crickets/5(6).

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