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Red Mandarin Dress An Inspector Chen Novel (Inspector Chen Cao) by Qiu Xiaolong

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Published by St. Martin"s Minotaur .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mystery And Suspense Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural,
  • Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9492996M
ISBN 100312371071
ISBN 109780312371074

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Red Mandarin Dress: An Inspector Chen Novel (Inspector Chen Cao Book 5) - Kindle edition by Xiaolong, Qiu. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Red Mandarin Dress: An Inspector Chen Novel (Inspector Chen Cao Book 5)/5(51). Red Mandarin Dress is the first Inspector Chen book I read, I was completely captivated! Marvelously descriptive of life in China at that time; political intrigue; police department politics, and most of all a way of making it seem like the reader is there, having tea, eating exotic food, shopping in /5. Red Mandarin Dress: An Inspector Chen Novel (Inspector Chen Cao Book 5) by Qiu Xiaolong. out of 5 stars Kindle $ $ 9. 99 $ $ Paperback $ $ 11 $ $ FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Usually ships within 2 to 3 days. More.   RED MANDARIN DRESS opens with the appearance of a young woman's murdered body, found posed in a flowerbed on a very public Shanghai street. The dead woman, Jasmine, was a hotel worker, living an utterly nondescript life, but she is found wearing a torn red mandarin dress, usually called a qipao or cheongsam, in the classic Chinese style: high Cited by: 1.

Title: Red Mandarin Dress: Inspector Chen 5 Author(s): Qiu Xiaolong ISBN: / (UK edition) Publisher: Sceptre Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA Amazon AU.   But while on vacation, the body of a murdered young woman is found in a highly trafficked area and the only notable aspect is that she was redressed in a red mandarin dress. When a second body appears, this time in the People's Park, also in precisely the same kind of red mandarin dress, the newspapers start screaming that Shanghai is being 4/5(11). Editions for Red Mandarin Dress: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Cited by: 1. But while on vacation, the body of a murdered young woman is found in a highly trafficked area and the only notable aspect is that she was redressed in a red mandarin dress. When a second body appears, this time in the People's Park, also in precisely the same kind of red mandarin dress, the newspapers start screaming that Shanghai is being.

Red Mandarin Dress: An Inspector Chen Novel Qiu Xiaolong, Author. St. Buy this book The murderer dresses his victims' corpses in fancy red mandarin dresses before leaving them in public. Red Mandarin Dress: Inspector Chen 5 (As heard on Radio 4 series) by Qiu Xiaolong. Now a BBC Radio 4 Drama cal corruption, capitalist greed and past injustices are all revealed when Inspector Chen investigates a serial killer in .   – ) Red Mandarin Dress by Qiu Xiaolong – For a third year my entry for the letter “X” in the Crime Fiction Alphabet meme hosted by Kerrie Smith at her blog, Mysteries in Paradise, will be a review of a book by Chinese American author, Qiu Xiaolong. I hope it is more tradition that I have developed than being unable to find another author I like whose surname starts with “X”.Author: Bill Selnes. A morning jogger discovers the corpse of a beautiful young woman in a vintage red Mandarin dress. With Chief Inspector Chen Cao (A Case of Two Cities, , etc.) on a leave of absence to pursue an advanced degree in literary studies, the case falls to his uninspired second-in-command, Det. Yu, who’s eager to fly solo and make a favorable.