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Death of a Red Heroine

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In this Anthony Award-winning debut, Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police must find the murderer of a National Model worker, and then risk his own life and career to see that justice is done. A Loyal Character Dancer is the latest in Qiu’s Shanghai series featuring Inspector Chen.

"A marvelously assured debut. . . . Engrossing, immensely readable."—The Wall Street Journal

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Inspector Chen must battle the political climate of Shanghai and seek the help of a former lover in order to solve the murder of a National Model Worker who was a celebrity of utmost probity. Reprint.

About the Author

Qiu Xiaolong was born in Shanghai and received an MA in English and American Literature in China. He received a PhD in Comparative Literature from Washington University in St. Louis, where he now teaches. He is the author of Death of a Red Heroine, which has been translated into seven languages, and A Loyal Character Dancer.

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Eileen Kane, January 4, 2010 (view all comments by Eileen Kane)
Xiaolong writes beautifully, capturing life in contemporary China for young, upwardly mobile
professionals. His characters are all very real and the plot involves social and political
conflicts existing today. I didn't realize I had learned so much until I had finished the novel!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781569472422
Author:
Xiaolong, Qiu
Author:
Qiu, Xiaolong
Author:
Xiaolong, Qiu
Publisher:
Soho Crime
Location:
New York
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
China
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Shanghai (china)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
7.00 x 5.00 in

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