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The Monkey and the Tiger : Two Chinese Detective Stories - Robert Van Gulik

The Monkey and the Tiger

Two Chinese Detective Stories

Paperback Published: 1st March 2004
ISBN: 9780226848693
Number Of Pages: 152

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"The Monkey and The Tiger" includes two detective stories, "The Morning of the Monkey" and "The Night of the Tiger." In the first, a gibbon drops an emerald in the open gallery of Dee's official residence, leading the judge to discover a strangely mutilated body in the woods--and how it got there. In the second, Dee is traveling to the imperial capital to assume a new position when he is separated from his escort by a flood. Marooned in a large country house surrounded by fierce bandits, Dee confronts an apparition that helps him solve a mystery.

The Morning of the Monkey Judge Dee saw that the gibbon was watching him 'I am not yet through with you, Mr. Leng!' 'It's a very private matter,' Tao Gan said 'Well,' she said, 'I have done nothing wrong'
The Night of the Tiger Judge Dee caught the spear on his sword He pulled the silk strings in succession Suddenly the judge had the feeling that he was not alone 'I grabbed her and shouted at her to stop...'
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ISBN: 9780226848693
ISBN-10: 0226848698
Series: Judge Dee Mysteries
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 1st March 2004
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.9 x 12.3  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.18

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