- van Gulik, Robert
Poets and Murder: A Chinese Detective Story. A Judge Dee Mystery
Scribner's, New York, 1968, Mass Market Paperback, , , Very Good
174 pp. + Bird's-eye view of the residence of Lo Kwan-Choong, magistrate of the district of Chin-Hwa. General tanning of page edges, but only light wear on wrappers. With eight illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style. 'The intriguing master detective of ancient China sets out to solve a puzzling double murder in the literary world--and discovers that complex passions lurk beneath the placid surface of academic life.' 'The China of old, in Mr. can Gulik's skilled hands, comes vividly alive again.'--Allen J. Hubin, The New York Times Book Review. Other Judge Dee mysteries: Judge Dee at Work, The Phantom of the Temple. Other books by Robert van Gulik: The Emperor's Pearl; The Haunted Monastery; The Lacquer Screen; The Red Pavilion; The Willow Pattern; The Monkey and the Tiger; The Phantom of the Temple; Murder in Canton; and Necklace and Calabash.