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The Willow Pattern (1965) by Robert Van Gulik

It has been a while since I have read something from Gulik’s Judge Dee series. My reluctance to return to him sooner is partly because having read his earlier work I am now faced with his later poorer efforts. However, … Continue reading

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The Lacquer Screen (1962) by Robert Van Gulik

It has been a while since I have read a Judge Dee mystery. These mysteries are set in 7th century China, during the Tang dynasty and follow Judge Dee, (who is based on a real life statesman and detective of … Continue reading

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