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Midnight in Peking is a gripping true murder mystery by Paul FrenchTHE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER – AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4’A first-rate murder story, a thrilling narrative. Hurtles along from one cliffhanger to the next’ SpectatorPeking, 1937:The teenage daughter of a British consul is brutally slaughtered. The police investigation is botched; as war looms British and Chinese authorities close ranks. A grieving father vows to uncover the truth – alone.Seventy-five years later, historian Paul French uncovers a stash of forgotten documents revealing the killer’s identity …For those who loved The Suspicions of Mr Whicher and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil this is a riveting and evocative true crime classic.’Gripping, spellbinding…drawing the reader from the very first pages into an unwholesome, macabre world’ Guardian’Part historical docudrama, part tragic opera … it is French’s enormous achievement that he pieces together the puzzle. He tells this tale with the skill of an Agatha Christie’ Financial Times’Fascinating and irresistible. I couldn’t put it down’John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’Vivid, pulsating, riveting. It is the storytelling flair that marks Midnight in Peking so highly: with its false leads and twists … it sucks the reader in like the best fiction’ ScotsmanBorn in London, Paul French has lived in China for more than 10 years. He is a widely published analyst and commentator on China; his books include a history of North Korea, a biography of Shanghai adman and adventurer Carl Crow, and a history of foreign correspondents in China.Sayfa Sayısı: 272Baskı Yılı: 2013Dili: İngilizceYayınevi: Penguin Books
İlk Baskı Yılı : 2013
Dil : İngilizce

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