I also recommend that you include "Death of a Red Heroine" by Don Xiaolong in your reading list. We are in Shanghai soon after the student uprising in the Tienamen Square when a "National Model Worker" is murdered. Chen, the Chief Inspector is assigned the job of uncovering the truth about the murdered woman and the secret life she led.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our September, 2000 issue.
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