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The mystery aspect isn't the focus here, but modern China. Here, at least in this family, when Mom tells her daughter to be tolerant, she means to accept gold-digging,... Read morePublished 20 days ago by moderatelymoderate
I got the audio book. I understand Mandarin so it was interesting to listen to. I can see people not understanding Chinese and its culture lost reading the book. Read morePublished 11 months ago by bet
Diane Wei Liang has created a somewhat hard boiled detective who battles corruption and complex webs of relationships to shed light on missing jade and her own family's... Read morePublished 17 months ago by A. Silverstone
This was a very interesting read because the mystery genre for American authors as compared to this Chinese author is quite different. Read morePublished on July 16, 2013 by Nancy Cushing-Jones
The Eye of Jade by Diane Wei Liang is an enjoyable mystery story set in late 1990s Beijing and features a young woman detective. Read morePublished on January 26, 2013 by Letterer
This book is different with (plots and sub plots) and teaches you to be free in your thinking about another country. Read morePublished on December 4, 2012 by Carol L. Iingraham
The Eye of Jade is an interesting novel, but is erroneously depicted as a mystery novel. I would more accurately describe the book as a revelation of modern-day China, including... Read morePublished on June 1, 2012 by K. Schonlau
What I liked most about this book was the setting in modern-day Beijing, with Chinese characters (not American characters visiting China). Read morePublished on September 12, 2011 by Ohioan