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❮KINDLE❯ ➜ Death of a Red Heroine ❤ Author Qiu Xiaolong – Songuarachando.co.uk Alternate Cover Edition for ISBN 9781569472422iu Xiaolong's Anthony Award winning debut introduces Inspector Chen of the Shanghai PoliceA young “national model worker” renowned for her adherence tAlternate Cover Edition for ISBN 9781569472422iu Xiaolong's Anthony Award winning debut introduces Inspector Chen of the Shanghai PoliceA young “national model worker” renowned for her adherence to the pr.

Inciples of the Communist Party turns up dead in a Shanghai canal As Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Special Cases Bureau struggles to trace the hidden threads of her past he finds himself challenging the.

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PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ 裘小龙 was born in Shanghai China He is the author of the award winning Inspector Chen series of mystery novels Death of a Red Heroine 2000 A Loyal Character Dancer 2002 When Red Is Black 2004 A Case of Two Cities 2006 Red Mandarin Dress 2007 and The Mao Case 2009 He is also the author of two books of poetry translations Treasury of Chinese Love Poems 2003 and Evoking T'ang 2007 and his own poetry collection Lines Around China 2003 iu's books have sold over a million copies and have been published in twenty languages He currently lives in St Louis with his wife and daughter

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  1. Beverly Beverly says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUBIf you want to learn a bit about how people live under a socialist dictatorship Death of a Red Heroine is the novel for you It is the first in a series of murder mysteries with Inspector Chen as the lead detective in the Special Case Suad This is set in the 90s right after the Tiananmen Suare massacre Inspector Chen is a policeman but he is also a poet so there are many snatches of poetry included Free verse poetry is not what I enjoy but it sets the scene wellChen is very smart and ambitious so he is moving up uickly in the ranks but he has one fatal flaw complete and undeniable honesty He is able to maneuver diplomatically within the system until stabbed in the back by an old party hack Forces in the old guard want to stop him solving the crime because of who it


  2. Whitaker Whitaker says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUBIf you want to read a novel written originally in English about China and Chinese culture you can't do better than start with this book iu Xiaolong in Chinese the family name comes at the beginning is not only China born and bred but as a poet and translator of ancient Chinese Tang poetry and former teacher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences is also a bona fide member of the Chinese literati As an immigrant to the United States where he chose to stay on after the Tiananmen incident he is however writing a police procedural novel for a Western audience What you get therefore is an authentic look at modern China not the vomit inducing yellow face often found in other works steeped in Chinese cultural a


  3. Carolyn Carolyn says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUBSet in Shanghai during the 1990s this is a culturally interesting crime novel highlighting the economic and political turmoil in China at a time when the old ways were clashing with the new The author iu Xialoang was born and educated in Shanghai in 1953 becoming a poet and writer and Associate Professor at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences with an interest in English literature and translation In 1988 he travelled to Washington to work on a book on TS Eliot and elected to stay in the US following the Tiananmen Suare protests in 1989 This debut book is the


  4. Carol She& Carol She& says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUBI had already read and wanted to read in this seriesThis book introduces us to Chief Inspector Chenpoet idealist in a corrupt and changing China Guan was a National Model Worker who appeared to have no life outside of her job The Party So why was she murdered?I'm giving this one 4 very weak stars I do like Chen as a character in spite of it having a touch of Women want to be with him men want to be him and I was interested in his world I liked the poetry uotationsBut way too much about food and some of the writing was really uite stilted and awkward I also thought the story dragged a bit at around the two thirds mark I didn't feel very compelled to pick it up when I had spare timeBut again but a startling and shattering denouement that moved rapidly so I guess I should add pacing problems to my uibblesPretty good for a first in series I thought


  5. Manuel Antão Manuel Antão says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUBIf you're into stuff like this you can read the full review Who says that the splendor of a grass blade returnsThe Love of the spring that forever returns?In Death of a Red Heroine by iu XiaolongWith this ends Death of a Red Heroine Here the main protagonist wonders whether a son's return for his mother's love is always inadeuate as well as one's responsability to one's countryWhen I tackled this book I didn’t know what to expectXiaolong’s main protagonist is not an ordinary Chinese policeman He’s a poet and translator of T S Eliot There is a tendency to uote Chinese classical poetry as a counterpoint and commentary on the action As usual in Crime Fiction this is a device a somewhat contrived one in my view but crime novel protagonists seem to need a


  6. LJ LJ says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUBFirst Sentence The body was found at 440 pm on May 11 1990 in Baili Canal an out of the way canal about twenty miles to the west of ShanghaiInspector Chen Cao is a poet translator of Western literature including mysteries and newly assigned as head of the Special Case Suad The naked body of a young woman has been found in a canal The victim Guan Hongying had been recognized as a National Model Worker As Chen and Detective Yu move forward in their investigation their primary suspect is the son of a High Cadre one of the highest designations for the old faithful members Chen is determined to pursue the murder case but hadn’t counted on the bureaucrats stepping in to declare it politicalThis book worked for me for so many reasons Set one year after Tiananmen Suare it is a fascinating look at a changing China caught between the old politics and the new interjecting information of China from ancient times to the time of the book’s setting There was


  7. Julie Julie says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUBI thought the author got the balance just right The characters are interesting the settings enjoyable to imagine and I enjoyed the descriptive writing The pacing was good and I was fascinated by the details of another culture other than my own There were so many literary references that I en


  8. Louise Louise says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUB25 StarsHow good did the blurb sound? A detective novel that takes place in Communist China Unfortunately and despite almost every other person I know enjoying it I found this novel pretty underwhelming Proof I guess of just how subjective reading can be It’s not a ‘bad’ book it had a lot of promise and it picked up in the middle after a slow start But in the end it just wasn’t for me and I can mainly pinpoint this to four things way too much exposition and introspection on


  9. Kathy Chumley Kathy Chumley says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUBI came for the mystery Stayed for the historyDeath of a Red Heroine is at once a detective story and the story of China's changes that took place in the early 1990s From what I understand the author wanted to explore the changes as ca


  10. Sourojit Das Sourojit Das says:

    PDF/EPUB Death of a Red Heroine PDF ´ of a Red Kindle Ö ✓ songuarachando.co.uk ✓ death kindle, heroine kindle, Death of mobile, a Red pdf, of a Red epub, Death of a Red Heroine ePUBA nice well balanced read about a police investigation in China Subtly criticising the one party rule and everything that it stands for Original treatment and a keen sense of day to day life inside the bamboo curtain makes this book a nice read


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