Death Of A Red Heroine

Author: Qiu Xiaolong
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848946589
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Now a BBC Radio 4 Drama Series. Shanghai in 1990. An ancient city in a country that despite the massacre of Tiananmen Square is still in the tight grip of communist control. Chief Inspector Chen, a poet with a sound instinct for self-preservation, knows the city like few others. When the body of a prominent Communist Party member is found, Chen is told to keep the party authorities informed about every lead. Also, he must keep the young woman's murder out of the papers at all costs. When his investigation leads him to the decadent offspring of high-ranking officials, he finds himself instantly removed from the case and reassigned to another area. Chen has a choice: bend to the party's wishes and sacrifice his morals, or continue his investigation and risk dismissal from his job and from the party. Or worse . . .
Death of a Red Heroine
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Qiu Xiaolong
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-08 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Now a BBC Radio 4 Drama Series. Shanghai in 1990. An ancient city in a country that despite the massacre of Tiananmen Square is still in the tight grip of communist control. Chief Inspector Chen, a poet with a sound instinct for self-preservation, knows the city like few others. When
Shanghai Redemption
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Qiu Xiaolong
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-15 - Publisher: Minotaur Books

"The system has no place for a cop who puts justice above the interests of the Party. It's a miracle that I survived as long as I did." For years, Chen Cao managed to balance the interests of the Communist Party and the promises made by his job. He was
A Case of Two Cities
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Qiu Xiaolong
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-02 - Publisher: Minotaur Books

Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is summoned by an official of the party to take the lead in a corruption investigation - one where the principle figure and his family have long since fled to the United States and beyond the reach of the Chinese government. But
The Inspector Chen Collection 1-3
Language: en
Pages: 1152
Authors: Qiu Xiaolong
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-21 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Chief Inspector Chen wanted to be a poet, but the authorities gave him a job in the Shanghai Police Department. He is an excellent detective, but he can never escape the struggle between what the Party wants and what justice demands. The first three novels in Qiu Xiaolong's awardwinning series
When Red is Black
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Qiu Xiaolong
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-08 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Now a BBC Radio 4 Drama Series. When Inspector Chen Cao agrees to do a translation job for a Triad-connected businessman he is given a laptop, a 'little secretary' to provide for his every need, medical care for his mother. There are, it seems, no strings attached . . .