Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China - [pdf]

Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China
Title:Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
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ISBN:0143121006
Number of Pages:260

Epic book online Books by: Paul French Peking in is a heady mix of privilege and scandal opulence and opium dens rumors and superstition The Japanese are encircling the city and the discovery of Pamela Werner s body sends a shiver through already nervous Peking Is it the work of a madman One of the ruthless Japanese soldiers now surrounding the city Or perhaps the dreaded fox spirits With the suspect list growing and clues sparse two detectives one British and one Chinese race against the clock to solve the crime before the Japanese invade and Peking as they know it is gone forever Can they find the killer in time before the Japanese invade br br Historian and China expert Paul French at last uncovers the truth behind this notorious murder and offers a rare glimpse of the last days of colonial Peking br br b Winner of the both the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime and the CWA Non Fiction Dagger b

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