The Chinese Bell Murders – Van Gulik, Robert

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ISBN: 0226848620

Title: The Chinese Bell Murders

Author: Van Gulik, Robert

Binding: Softcover

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press, Chicago

Publication Date: 1977

Edition: 1977 Edition. Tenth Printing.

Book Condition: F-

Comments: Two corners bumped, but AS ISSUED.


Synopsis:
 Meet Judge Dee, the detective lauded as the “Sherlock Holmes of ancient China” — Fans of Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series will thrill to this reissue of the first volume in Robert van Gulik’s classic Chinese Murders series. The Chinese Bell Murders introduces the great Judge Dee, a magistrate of the city of Poo-yang in ancient China. In the spirit of ancient Chinese detective novels, Judge Dee is challenged by three cases. First, he must solve the mysterious murder of Pure Jade, a young girl living on Half Moon Street. All the evidence points to the guilt of her lover, but Judge Dee has his doubts. Dee also solves the mystery of a deserted temple and that of a group of monks’ terrific success with a cure for barren women.

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ISBN: 0226848620

Title: The Chinese Bell Murders

Author: Van Gulik, Robert

Binding: Softcover

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press, Chicago

Publication Date: 1977

Edition: 1977 Edition. Tenth Printing.

Book Condition: F-

Comments: Two corners bumped, but AS ISSUED.


Synopsis:
 Meet Judge Dee, the detective lauded as the “Sherlock Holmes of ancient China” — Fans of Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series will thrill to this reissue of the first volume in Robert van Gulik’s classic Chinese Murders series. The Chinese Bell Murders introduces the great Judge Dee, a magistrate of the city of Poo-yang in ancient China. In the spirit of ancient Chinese detective novels, Judge Dee is challenged by three cases. First, he must solve the mysterious murder of Pure Jade, a young girl living on Half Moon Street. All the evidence points to the guilt of her lover, but Judge Dee has his doubts. Dee also solves the mystery of a deserted temple and that of a group of monks’ terrific success with a cure for barren women.

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