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Necklace and calabash [electronic resource] : a Chinese detective story / by Robert van Gulik ; with eight illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style.

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  • ISBN: 9780226849027 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0226849023 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (143 p.) : ill.
  • Edition: University of Chicago Press ed.
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1992.

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General Note: "A Judge Dee mystery."
Formatted Contents Note: Illustrations; Dramatis Personae; Chapter I; Chapter II; Chapter III; Chapter IV; Chapter V; Chapter VI; Chapter VII; Chapter VIII; Chapter IX; Chapter X; Chapter XI; Chapter XII; Chapter XIII; Chapter XIV; Chapter XV; Chapter XVI; Chapter XVII; Chapter XVIII; Chapter XIX; Chapter XX; Chapter XXI; Chapter XXII; Postscript.
Summary, etc.: Brought back into print in the 1990s to wide acclaim, re-designed new editions of Robert van Gulik's Judge Dee Mysteries are now available. Written by a Dutch diplomat and scholar during the 1950s and 1960s, these lively and historically accurate mysteries have entertained a devoted following for decades. Set during the T'ang dynasty, they feature Judge Dee, a brilliant and cultured Confucian magistrate disdainful of personal luxury and corruption, who cleverly selects allies to help him navigate the royal courts, politics, and ethnic tensions in imperial China. Robert van Gulik modeled Judge.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Di, Renjie, 629-700 > Fiction.
China > History > Tang dynasty, 618-907 > Fiction.
Judges > Fiction.
Literature.
Fiction.
FICTION > Mystery & Detective > General.
Genre: Electronic books.
Mystery fiction.

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