The Chinese Gold Murders (Judge Dee Mysteries)

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Pub Date: 2004-08-03 Pages: 224 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins US In this. the second book in Robert van Guliks classic mystery series of ancient China. Judge Dee must look into the murder of his predecessor His job is complicated. by the simultaneous disappearance of his chief clerk and the new bride of a wealthy local shipowner. Meanwhile. a tiger is terrorizing the district. the ghost of the murdered magistrate stalks the tribunal. a prostitute has a secret message for Dee. and the body of a murdered monk is discovered to be in the wrong grave. In the end. the judge. with his deft powers of deduction. uncovers the one cause for all of these seemingly unrelated events.

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In this, the second book in Robert van Gulik's classic mystery series of ancient China, Judge Dee must look into the murder of his predecessor. His job is complicated by the simultaneous disappearance of his chief clerk and the new bride of a wealthy local shipowner.

Meanwhile, a tiger is terrorizing the district, the ghost of the murdered magistrate stalks the tribunal, a prostitute has a secret message for Dee, and the body of a murdered monk is discovered to be in the wrong grave. In the end, the judge, with his deft powers of deduction, uncovers the one cause for all of these seemingly unrelated events.

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Soon after taking up his first magisterial post in the godforsaken district of Peng-lai, Judge Dee must look into the murder of his predecessor. His job is complicated by the simultaneous disappearance of his chief clerk and the new bride of a wealthy shipowner. Meanwhile, a tiger is terrorizing the district, the ghost of the murdered magistrate stalks the tribunal, a prostitute has a secret message for Dee, and the body of a murdered monk is discovered to be in the wrong grave. In the end, the Judge, with his deft powers of deduction, uncovers the one cause for all of these seemingly unrelated events.

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