The Judge Dee Novels of R.H. van Gulik: The Case of the by J.K. Van Dover

By J.K. Van Dover

From 1949 to 1968 writer Robert van Gulick wrote 15 novels, novellas and 8 brief tales that includes pass judgement on Dee, a chinese language Justice of the Peace and detective from the Tang dynasty. as well as offering the surroundings for riveting mysteries, Dee’s global highlighted facets of conventional chinese language tradition via his own relationships along with his better halves, his lieutenants and the electorate he served with commitment at the emperor’s behalf.
This ebook supplies a synopsis of every pass judgement on Dee tale, in addition to observation on plots, characters, topics and ancient information. Exploring van Gulik’s impact on chinese language and Western detective fiction and at the picture of China in well known twentieth century American literature, this learn brings to gentle an important contributor to the improvement of detective fiction.

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