|Chinese Lake Murders, the (1960) [Novel]|
by Robert van Gulik
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Series: Judge Dee Mysteries
(From the publisher):
The Chinese Lake Murders describes how Judge Dee solves three difficult cases in A.D. 666, shortly after he has been appointed magistrate of Han-yuan. In this isolated old town famous for its floating brothels, or "flower boats," Judge Dee is confronted by a cruel murder. Just when his investigation of that crime is getting under way, he is faced with two new baffling puzzles, and soon he finds himself in a maze of political intrigue, sordid greed, and dark, forbidden passion.
Original title: The Chinese Lake Murders
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Historical
Fiction→ Historical→ Asia→ China