Shanghai redemption

by Xiaolong Qiu

Written in English
Published: Pages: 308 Downloads: 418
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Subjects:

  • Inspector Chen (Fictitious character),
  • Police,
  • Corruption investigation,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Series from book jacket.

StatementQiu Xiaolong
SeriesAn Inspector Chen novel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.H537 I57 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination308 pages
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27190509M
ISBN 101250065275
ISBN 109781250065278
LC Control Number2015016967
OCLC/WorldCa933726277, 889735879

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  Reviews for Shanghai Redemption: Inspector Chen #9 Praise for the Inspector Chen series -: The usual enjoyable mix of murder, poetry and contractions of contemporary Chinese culture. Chen is a splendid creation, with his facility for quoting Tang Dynasty poetry and T S Eliot, his quiet devotion to his duty, his unhappy love life and his. Shanghai Redemption is book #9 in the Inspector Chen Cao series. This book was originally written in English, although the author was born in Shanghai in and lived in China until , when he went to study to the United States. Inspector Chen is a policeman in modern Shanghai, an honest man amid rampant corruption/5(80).   Characters in this book open up, talking freely and truthfully in a way unimaginable elsewhere under the oppressive regime. It is a must read for anyone trying to gain rare and insightful glimpses into that complicated country."— Qiu Xiaolong, author of Shanghai Redemption and nine other Inspector Chen novelsReviews: 5.   Buy Shanghai Redemption by Qiu Xiaolong from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:

  Directed by Frank Darabont. With Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler. Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency/10(M). Qiu Xiaolong was born in Shanghai. The Cultural Revolution began in his last year of elementary school, and out of school, out of job, he studied English by himself in a local park. In , he began his studies at East China Normal University in Shanghai, and then the .

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