The Chinese Bell Murders (Judge Dee Detective Story)

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Pub Date: 2004-08-03 Pages: 288 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins US Meet Judge Dee. the detective lauded as the Sherlock Holmes of ancient China Fans of Alexander McCall Smiths No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series will thrill to this reissue of the first volume in Robert van Guliks 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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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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One in a series of five detective stories set in 7th century China. The detective is Judge Dee. In that period the Judge was always the detective as well. In each book Judge Dee has three murders to solve, sometimes linked together.

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