Category Archives: China

A Shamini Flint love fest

I don’t remember the last time I read two books by the same author in immediate succession. It’s been at least 11 years (that’s when I started keeping a detailed record of my reading) but I have a sense it’s … Continue reading

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Review: A CASE OF TWO CITIES by Qiu Xiaolong

A CASE OF TWO CITIES opens with seemingly unrelated incidents: the death in somewhat scandalous circumstances of a long serving policeman and Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau being put in charge of an investigation into high-level corruption. … Continue reading

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