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The Chinese Lake Murders

(1960)
(A book in the Judge Dee series)
A novel by

 
 
A courtesan performs a bewitching dance aboard a flower boat and minutes later is discovered drowned in the waters of a haunted lake... A bride dies on her wedding night and incredibly disappears from her sealed and guarded casket... And soon all the town of Han-yuan murmurs with the whisper of a dreaded, forbidden name - White Lotus. Judge Dee investigates the strange happenings at Han-yuan that begin with a guilty love and lead to a treasonous plot against the Mandate to Heaven.

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for Robert van Gulik's The Chinese Lake Murders

Hardback Editions

July 1973 : UK Hardback

Title: Chinese Lake Murders
Author(s): Robert Van Gulik
ISBN: 0-85046-422-6 / 978-0-85046-422-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Lythway P.
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Paperback Editions

February 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Chinese Lake Murders: A Judge Dee Detective Story
Author(s): Robert Van Gulik
ISBN: 0-06-075140-1 / 978-0-06-075140-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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June 2002 : Australia Paperback
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Title: The Chinese Lake Murders
Author(s): Robert Van Gulik
ISBN: 0-9581274-1-7 / 978-0-9581274-1-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Gardners Books
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December 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: Chinese Lake Murders
Author(s): Robert van Gulik
ISBN: 0-7474-0174-8 / 978-0-7474-0174-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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December 1988 : UK Paperback

Title: Chinese Lake Murders
Author(s): Robert van Gulik
ISBN: 0-7515-0821-7 / 978-0-7515-0821-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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July 1979 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Chinese Lake Murders (Judge Dee Mysteries)
Author(s): Robert van Gulik
ISBN: 0-226-84865-5 / 978-0-226-84865-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
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January 1969 : UK Paperback
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Title: Chinese Lake Murders
Author(s): Robert Van Gulik
ISBN: 0-586-02743-2 / 978-0-586-02743-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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