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Death of a Red Heroine

Death of a Red Heroine

Author(s): Qiu Xiaolong

Location(s): Shanghai

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Communist China is a compelling setting, political intrigues, and Party dynamics, China of the 1990s – and its food, culture and people. Inspector Chen and Detective Yu are likable and rounded characters, who persue their cases their cramped living conditions, alleyways and family dynamics.

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‘Marvellously assured . . . engrossing, immensely readable’ (Wall Street Journal) Terrific for a feel of Communist China.

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