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Robert van Gulik

his life, his work

by Janwillem van de Wetering

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Soho Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands
    • Subjects:
    • Gulik, Robert Hans van, 1910-1967,
    • Authors, Dutch -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Ambassadors -- Netherlands -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJanwillem Van de Wetering ; introduction by Arthur P. Yin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT5838.G9 Z94 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination149 p. :
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL355904M
      ISBN 10156947124X
      LC Control Number98015703

      Van Gulik, Robert [postscript by Janwillem Van de Wetering] [cover design by William L. McMillan] Published by [Dennis McMillan Publications], [Miami Beach] () ISBN ISBN Robert van Gulik, author of Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee, on LibraryThing LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist.

      Written by Robert van Gulik, Audiobook narrated by Mark Bramhall, Stefan Rudnicki, Lorna Raver, Yuri Rasovsky. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? Get this book free when you sign up for a day Trial.   Counterbalancing these stories were the erudite Judge Dee novels, created by Robert van Gulik. Born in , van Gulik grew up in the Netherlands and Jakarta, before joining the foreign office to.

        Robert van Gulik managed in these books to take us to a world that we would never have discovered on our own. It is a world you won’t easily forget. Readers & Book Lovers Series Schedule. DAY. Robert van Gulik (–67) was a Dutch diplomat and an authority on Chinese history and many works include sixteen Judge Dee mysteries, a study of the gibbon in China, and two books on the Chinese lute.


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Robert van Gulik was born in Zutphen, the son of a medical officer in the Dutch army of what was then called the Dutch East Indies (modern-day Indonesia).He was born in the Netherlands, but from the age of three till twelve he lived in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (now Jakarta), where he was tutored in Mandarin and other languages.

He went to Leiden University in and Born: August 9,Zutphen. Robert Van Gulik wrote a series of Judge Dee mysteries in the mid s. "The Chinese Maze Murders" was first published inand, true to the author's intent, it "gives a general idea of Chines court procedure" in the 7th century.5/5(5).

Robert van Gulik (), a Dutch diplomat and an authority on Chinese history and culture, drew his plots and literary conventions from the popular detective novels that appeared in seventeenth-century : University of Chicago Press.

Then Robert Van Gulik decided to translate it into English for a western audience in the s, believing it to be one of the most accessible tales in the Chinese detective genre. Robert Van Gulik went on to write an entire series surrounding the character of Judge Dee and though this book is merely a translation, it’s sequels were entirely.

Fans of Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series will thrill to this reissue of the first volume in Robert van Gulik's classic Chinese Murders series.

The Chinese Bell Murders introduces the great Judge Dee, a magistrate of the city of Poo-yang in ancient China. Robert Van Gulik () was a Dutch diplomat and an authority on Chinese history and culture.

He drew his plots from the whole body of Chinese literature, especially from the popular detective novels that first appeared in the seventeenth century.

The Judge Dee novels were extremely popular in Van Gulik’s native country. My husband devoured all 17 novels as a boy growing up in Eindhoven. Van Gulik published his novels from tooffering to many readers their first glimpse into a country hermetically sealed by the Communists.In this, the second book in Robert van Gulik's classic mystery series of ancient China, Judge Dee must look into the murder of his predecessor.

His job is complicated by the simultaneous disappearance of his chief clerk and the new bride of a wealthy local shipowner. Meanwhile, a tiger is terrorizing the district, the ghost of the murdered magistrate stalks the tribunal, a .