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The Chinese Bell Murders (Judge Dee Mysteries)

by Robert Hans van Gulik

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • China,
  • Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Mystery and detective stories

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesJudge Dee (2)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9761620M
    ISBN 100226848620
    ISBN 109780226848624

      The Chinese crime or courtroom novel was a later form of one of the main genres of the colloquial narrative tradition— the detective story. From the time of the Sung dynasty (A.D. ), and probably much earlier, the common people delighted in listening to the tales of the storytellers who performed in the bazaars or on the streets of cities and towns.5/5(1). The Chinese Lake Murders is a gong'an historical mystery novel written by Robert van Gulik and set in Imperial China (roughly speaking the Tang Dynasty).It is a fiction based on the real character of Judge Dee (Ti Jen-chieh or Di Renjie), a magistrate and statesman of the Tang court, who lived roughly – This book was originally written by Robert van Gulik sometime between and

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    The Chinese Bell Murders introduces the great Judge Dee, a magistrate of the city of Poo-yang in ancient China. In the spirit of ancient Chinese detective novels, Judge Dee is challenged by three cases. First, he must solve the mysterious murder of Pure Jade, a young girl living on Half Moon Street/5(9). Daniel Bell, a Canadian political philosopher who has taught at Tsinghua University in Beijing for many years, is deeply influenced by this Chinese tradition. In his new book, he has set himself.


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First, he must solve the mysterious murder of Pure Jade, a. "The Chinese Bell Murders" is a gong'an historical mystery novel written by Robert van Gulik and set in Imperial China (roughly speaking the Tang Dynasty).

It is a fiction based on the real character of Judge Dee (Ti Jen-chieh or Di Renjie), a magistrate and statesman of the Tang court, who lived roughly –/5(32). The Chinese Bell Murders describes the Judge's exploits in the tribunal of Poo-yang early in his career.

He has one case left over from his predecessor—the brutal rape-murder of Pure Jade, the daughter of Butcher Hsai who lived on Half Moon Street. Her lover has been accused and is on the verge of being convicted, but Judge Dee senses that all is not right and sets out with his lieutenants /5(7).

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Although written by a man of Dutch birth, the book captures the essence of the Ming mystery story, common to 16th century Chinese literature. Van Gulik spent most of his career in the far East, and thus became intrigued with the historic Judge Dee, a famous scholar-magistrate.