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Two Beggars, the (1967) [Short Story]
by Robert van Gulik Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Judge Dee Mysteries

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During the Feast of Lanterns the accidental death of an old beggar is reported to Judge Dee. After witnessing the beggar's "ghost" walk through his hall he decides to inspect the body - and discovers the deceased was no beggar... and his death was no accident.

First published in the collection Judge Dee at Work (1967)

Also appears in the anthology The Mammoth Book of Historical Detectives (1995)

Original title: The Two Beggars
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesHistorical

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Judge Dee at Work (1967) [Collection]
      Author: Robert van Gulik
     Mammoth Book of Historical Detectives, the (1995) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Hope Hodgson , Edith Pargeter , Basil Copper , Edward D. Hoch , Peter Tremayne , Steven Saylor , Margaret Frazer , Mary Monica Pulver , Amy Myers , P.C. (Paul) Doherty , Melville Davisson Post , Jack Adrian , S.S. Rafferty , Charles Ardai , R.L. Stevens , Robert van Gulik , F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre , Mary Reed , Lillian de la Torre , Eric Mayer , John Maddox Roberts , Wallace Nichols , Theodore Mathieson , Joan Aiken , Ron Burns , Keith Heller , Kate Sedley , J.F. Peirce , Peter MacAlan

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