By Qiu Xiaolong
Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is summoned by means of an authentic of the celebration to take the lead in a corruption research - one the place the main determine and his kin have lengthy due to the fact fled to the U.S. and past the achieve of the chinese language govt. yet he left at the back of the association and his partners-in-crime, and Inspector Chen is charged to discover these dependable and act as essential to finish the corruption ring. In a twisting case that takes him from Shanghai, all of the solution to the united states, reuniting him along with his past cohort from the U.S. Marshall's carrier - Inspector Catherine Rhon.
At as soon as a compelling crime novel and a insightful, relocating portrayal of daily life, The Emperor's Sword is the following installment within the severely acclaimed, award-wining Inspector Chen sequence.
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