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  • Don't Cry, Tai Lake
    Don't Cry, Tai Lake (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    "Dark, gorgeous?feels authentically Chinese and it works like a charm." --Washington Post Book World on A Case of Two Cities...

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  • Death of a Red Heroine
    Death of a Red Heroine (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    Prizewinning debut of an extraordinary new voice in crime writing.

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  • A Loyal Character Dancer
    A Loyal Character Dancer (Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    'Another wonderful novel' - Washington Post - in the internationally acclaimed Inspector Chen crime series

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  • When Red is Black
    When Red is Black (Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    The third in the acclaimed Inspector Chen series set in 1990s Shanghai - 'Sublime . . . complex and riveting' Washington Post

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  • Enigma of China
    Enigma of China (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    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...

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  • Red Mandarin Dress
    Red Mandarin Dress (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    A serial killer is stalking the young women of Shanghai. The killer's calling card is to leave the victims' bodies in well trafficked locations, each of them redressed in a red mandarin dress. With the newspapers screaming about Shanghai's first serial killer, Party officials anxious for a quick resolution, and the police under pressure from all sides, something has to give....

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  • Death of a Red Heroine
    Death of a Red Heroine (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    Contemporary China comes vividly to life in this new crime series featuring Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police who risks his own life and career to track down a murderer. ' China Noir' at its best, this is a hard-boiled, intricately plotted tale that has been nominated for an Edgar - America's most prestigious award for crime writing. 'We get to see, smell, taste and hear an amazingly evocative...

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  • A Loyal Character Dancer
    A Loyal Character Dancer (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    From the author of the Anthony Award-winning Death of a Red Heroine, a new Inspector Chen Mystery

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  • Shanghai Redemption
    Shanghai Redemption (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    Chief Inspector Chen Cao, stripped of his titles and his power, faces the deadliest case of his career, one that threatens to destroy his reputation and even costs him his life.

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  • The Mao Case
    The Mao Case (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is often assigned cases considered politically "sensitive," and now the Minister of Public Security insists that Chen personally take on a 'special assignment.' Leery of international embarrassment, the party is concerned about rumors related to Chairman Mao. Jiao, the granddaughter of an actress who had a 'special relationship' to Mao...

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  • The Mao Case
    The Mao Case (Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    The sixth literary crime novel in the acclaimed Inspector Chen series: Chen investigates two cases connected to Mao's women.

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  • Poems of Inspector Chen
    Poems of Inspector Chen (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    The poems in the present collection are compiled chronologically. Some of them have appeared—either entirely or partially—in the Chen novels, but with his writing in a hurry under the stress of the job, he usually takes time later to revise them, so the poems here may show difference, sometimes substantial, from the original versions. And some of them, either written in his pre-inspector days,...

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  • A Case of Two Cities
    A Case of Two Cities (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is assigned a high-profile anti-corruption case, one in which the principal figure has long since fled to the United States and beyond the reach of the Chinese government. But Xing left behind his organization, and Chen, while assigned to root the co-conspirators, is not sure whether he's actually being set up to fail....

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  • A Case of Two Cities
    A Case of Two Cities (Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    'As modern China's profile rises, so too does the stock of literature from and about it. But Shanghai-born Qiu Xiaolong's Inspector Chen detective series is one of the freshest and most unpredictable of the lot' Newsweek

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  • Red Mandarin Dress
    Red Mandarin Dress (Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    Never before published fifth novel in the stunning literary crime series that has received international critical acclaim.

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  • Years of Red Dust
    Years of Red Dust (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    An internationally best-selling volume of linked short stories originally published in Le Monde traces a half century in China from the early days of the Communist revolution to the modernization movement from the perspective of residents on a small street in Shanghai. Reprint.

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  • A Case of Two Cities
    A Case of Two Cities (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    'As modern China's profile rises, so too does the stock of literature from and about it. But Shanghai-born Qiu Xiaolong's Inspector Chen detective series is one of the freshest and most unpredictable of the lot' Newsweek

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  • When Red Is Black
    When Red Is Black (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    From the Anthony Award-winning author of Death of a Red Heroine.

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  • Lines Around China
    Lines Around China (English, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    In this collection I have included some of the poems written in the last three or four years, a period in which I have been busy working on novels and translations, and making frequent trips to China. That's how the collection comes, in three parts. The poems in the first part, Lines out of China, were written in the United States. As for the second part, Lines in China, I wrote some during my...

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  • Evoking Tang
    Evoking Tang (Multiple languages, Paperback) Qiu Xiaolong

    In Evoking Tang, writer Qiu Xiaolong breathes new life into the works of the Tang dynasty masters, introducing their universal these?of love and lament, frienship and longing, the serenity to be found in natural beauty?to a whole new audience of western readers.The Tang period is the golden age of Chinese poetry. In Evoking Tang, a bilingual collection, Xiaolong offers English translations of more...

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