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Paul French lives in Shanghai, where he is a business advisor and analyst. He frequently comments on China for the English-speaking press around the world. French studied history, economics, and Mandarin at university and has an M.Phil. in economics from the University of Glasgow.
A sad real life case. Possibly could have been solved if full attention could have been given.Published 3 days ago by Mary Weinberg
Satisfying read. A page turner. I loved the history of preWWII China.
Glad the girl received justice through this book.
Got this as a gift - and interesting to have a view of the older city prior to travelling to Peking - but a pretty uninspired "true life" mystery - would not recommend.Published 4 days ago by Timothy C. Reed
This true crime novel was well researched and well written, and the author succeeds in bringing into sharp focus the life and murder of young Pamela Werner, set against the... Read morePublished 15 days ago by rosycat
Excellent book! Very impressed by its solition to a real murder in old Peking.Published 16 days ago by E. T. Burr
It is a historical, well done and well researched, recounting of a period of time when China was dominated by the British. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Pietro M. Poletti
This is an interesting study or a crime that gives wonderful insight into Peking in the late 1930s. It reads like good noir fiction, but is, sadly, a true story.Published 25 days ago by Stephan P. Clarke
Through the entry point of the murder of a young, western women, this book explores life in The Republic of China at a pivotal moment of the country's history. Read morePublished 27 days ago by NYCshopper