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Necklace and Calabash

(1967)
(A book in the Judge Dee series)
A novel by

 
 
Due to its proximity to the Water Palace, the summer residence of the Emperor's favorite daughter, Riverton lies within a Special Area administered by the military. To Judge Dee, returning to his district of Poo-yang, the peaceful town promises a few days' fishing and relaxation. But it is not to be. A chance meeting with a Taoist recluse, a gruesome body fished out of the river, strange guests at the Kingfisher Inn, a princess in distress--before long the judge is facing one of the most intricate and baffling mysteries of his career.

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for Robert van Gulik's Necklace and Calabash

Hardback Editions

1971 : USA Hardback
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Title: Necklace and Calabash: A Chinese Detective Story (Judge Dee Mysteries)
Author(s): Robert Hans van Gulik
ISBN: 0-684-10620-5 / 978-0-684-10620-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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October 1967 : UK Hardback
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Title: Necklace and Calabash
Author(s): Robert Van Gulik
ISBN: 0-434-82554-9 / 978-0-434-82554-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Paperback Editions

January 1992 : USA Paperback
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Title: Necklace and Calabash: A Chinese Detective Story (Judge Dee Mysteries)
Author(s): Robert van Gulik
ISBN: 0-226-84870-1 / 978-0-226-84870-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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January 1979 : USA Paperback
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Title: Necklace and Calabash
Author(s): Robert van Gulik
ISBN: 0-684-16329-2 / 978-0-684-16329-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner Paper Fiction
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October 1969 : UK Paperback
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Title: Necklace and Calabash (Panther crime)
Author(s): Robert Van Gulik
ISBN: 0-586-02877-3 / 978-0-586-02877-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Kindle Editions

November 2010 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Necklace and Calabash: A Chinese Detective Story (Judge Dee Mysteries)
Author(s): Robert van Gulik
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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