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Judge Dee at work eight Chinese detective stories by Robert Hans van Gulik

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementwith illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style.
The Physical Object
Pagination178p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19381036M

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In chronological order ( - ) See also Judge Dee (publication order). Inspired by an anonymous 18th century Chinese novel (literally, Four Great Strange Cases of Empress Wu s Reign), translated by Van Gulik as Dee Goong An (), APA Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (). May 14,  · Judge Dee at Work: Eight Chinese Detective Stories (Judge Dee Mysteries) [Robert van Gulik] on bernoonduang.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T’ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden /5(47). In Judge Dee at Work, van Gulik presents us with eight short stories each of a single case (the novels, in the Chinese tradition, involve 3 intertwined cases) that take place throughout the judge's long career (magistrates were usually moved to a new post every three years)/5(44). this book does not conform in any way. the narration was a little irritating at first but perfect for the content as many audios are 'performed' which would not be appropriate in this case, bear with it, the book itself takes over very quickly. the three cases are all worked at the same time but are separate and Judge Dee has to face many.

Judge Dee at Work is a collection of gong'an detective short stories written by Robert van Gulik and set in Imperial China (roughly speaking the Tang Dynasty).It is a fiction based on the real character of Judge Dee (Ti Jen-chieh or Di Renjie), a county magistrate and statesman of the Tang court, who lived roughly – The book features eight illustrations by the bernoonduang.com: Gong'an fiction, Mystery, Detective novel, Crime. Apr 01,  · The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T'ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series.5/5(3). The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T’ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series. judge dee at work Download judge dee at work or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get judge dee at work book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T'ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series. The first book that author Robert translated also featured Judge Dee’s character and it became the first book of this series too. It was released in under the title of ‘Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee’. Judge Dee was developed by author Robert in the form of a semi fictional character. Nov 12,  · Eight Chinese Detective Mysteries It's been over a year since I finished reading my most recent Judge Dee book, The Haunted Monastery by Robert Van Gulik, and I found myself missing both the enthralling tales themselves and how van Gulik makes ancient China come alive so well. I promise you, the draw for me wasn't. Author Gulik started his writing career in the year with the translation of his Dutch novel, Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee. The final book written by him was released in the year For writing the books of his Jude Dee series, he borrowed the protagonist from the Chinese detective book of the 18th century titled Dee Goong An.