Enigma of China

Enigma of China

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Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is in an unusual situation-a poet by training and inclination, he was assigned by the party to the Police Department after he graduated college, where he has continued to shine. Now he's a rising cadre in the party, in line to take over the top politic position in the police department, while being one of most respected policeman in the department. Which is why he's brought in by the Party to sign off on… (more)

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In his ninth Inspector Chen novel (Don't Cry, Tai Lake, 2012, etc.), Xiaolong again uses a mystery to focus a large and nuanced portrait of contemporary China.

Qiu Xiaolong writes with an unhurried elegance that looks unflinchingly at the reality of modern-day China without passing narrative judgment, leaving it to the reader to come to his or her own conclusions about correctness and ethics.

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Book Details  

Publisher: St. Martin's Press (June 18, 2013)

Collection: Minotaur Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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