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Chinese maze murders

Robert Hans van Gulik

Chinese maze murders

a Chinese detective story suggested by three original ancient Chinese plots.

by Robert Hans van Gulik

  • 212 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by W. Van Hoeve in The Hague .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Di, Renjie, 629-700 -- Fiction,
    • Judges -- Fiction,
    • China -- History -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith 19 plates drawn by the author in Chinese style.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesA Judge Dee mystery
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.G97 Ch, PR9130.9.G8 Ch
      The Physical Object
      Pagination322 p.
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6232965M
      LC Control Number57032710
      OCLC/WorldCa6968313

        Let's discuss the September Book Club selection, The Chinese Maze Murders by Robert van Gulik. What did you think? , AM But the major frustration was that this book is set in China, so I would assume it would be written as if it were a translation of Chinese language. This book was originally written by Robert van Gulik sometime between and Like its predecessor, The Chinese Maze Murders it was intended for a Japanese or Chinese audience but he later chose to publish it in English. As it happened, all three editions came out at roughly the same : Gong'an fiction, Mystery, Detective novel, Crime, .

      The Chinese Maze Murders represents Robert van Gulik s first venture into writing suspense novels after the success of Dee Gong An, his translation of an anonymous /5(K).   The book The Chinese Maze Murders by Robert Van Gulik is written in a Confucian view point. Even though it is written from this view point it does not hesitate to establish other religious views as well. Such as how Judge Dee is indeed a Confucian .

        Robert van Gulik () was a diplomat and author. He is best known for his series of historical mysteries featuring Judge Dee, inspired by an 18th-Century Chinese detective novel. His first original novel was completed in , the book was titled The Chinese Maze Murders. In all he would write over a dozen Judge Dee novels.4/5(1). Poisoned plums, a cryptic scroll picture, passionate love letters, and a hidden murderer with a penchant for torturing and killing women lead Judge Dee to the heart of the Governor’s garden maze and the answers to three interwoven mysteries. The Chinese Maze Murders represents Robert van Gulik’s fir.


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The Chinese Maze Murders by Robert Hans van Gulik, is very different from books with younger (more innocent/pure) characters in fantasy/sci-fi settings that I am usually drawn to. I have owned this book for at least 3 or 4 years and never even read the back cover or needless to say, cracked it open/5.

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The /5(7). The Chinese Maze Murders was the first novel in the series. The book’s historical basis In a postscript to the book, Van Gulik explains that the character of Judge Dee is loosely based on a Chinese magistrate who achieved fame as a detective some hundreds of years before the Ming Dynasty/5(51).

The Chinese Maze Murders by Robert Van Gulik. this one regained my faith in the series after the lackluster The Chinese Maze Murders. Recommended to those in the mood for some 7th century mysteries. Share this: Email; This entry was posted in Book reviews, Mystery and tagged multi-culti, mystery.

The Chinese Maze Murders - A Judge Dee Detective Story China's Sherlock Holmes. Robert Van Gulik. $; $; Publisher Description. Judge Dee was a real Tang dynasty magistrate, but Gulik's novels are based on stories about him from the Ming period.

Taking the setting and plots (and some of the literary conventions) from these stories and. The Chinese Maze Murders:Lan-fang: Written inpublished in Japanese in ; Lan-fang is a fictional district at the western frontier of Tang China. Given its name, general location and supposed role in the trade route to Khotan, it has a real historical eponymous counterpart in Lanzhou.

The Chinese Bell Murders:Poo-yangFirst appearance: Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee. Read "The Chinese Maze Murders A Judge Dee Mystery" by Robert van Gulik available from Rakuten Kobo. Poisoned plums, a cryptic scroll picture, passionate love letters, and a hidden murderer with a penchant for torturing a /5(6).

The Chinese Maze Murders is a gong'an historical mystery novel written by Robert van Gulik and set in Imperial is a fiction based on the real character of Judge Dee (Ti Jen-chieh or Di Renjie - chin: 狄仁傑), a magistrate and statesman of the Tang court, who lived roughly – However, van Gulik's novel is set not in the Tang, but in the Ming Dynasty (–), society.

The Chinese Maze Murders was the first novel in the series. The book’s historical basis In a postscript to the book, Van Gulik explains that the character of Judge Dee is loosely based on a Chinese magistrate who achieved fame as a detective some hundreds of years before the Ming Dynasty/5(46).

The Chinese Maze Murders: A Judge Dee Mystery: van Gulik, Robert: Books - (48). The Chinese Maze Murders A Chinese Detective Story Suggested by Three Original Ancient Chinese Plots (Book): Gulik, Robert Hans van: Poisoned plums, a cryptic scroll picture, passionate love letters, and a hidden murderer with a penchant for torturing and killing women lead Judge Dee to the heart of the Governor's garden maze and the answers to three interwoven mysteries.The Chinese Maze Murders (Judge Dee Mystery, Book 13) Van Gulik, Robert.

Chicago, IL, USA: The University of Chicago Press, First Trade Paperback. Trade Paperback. Good. Lindlof, Ed (Cover Art) / With Nineteen Illustrations Drawn By the Author in Chinese Style. 4 3/4 in. X 7 in. This copy has some underlining in the first few pages.COVID Resources.

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