The Interior: A Red Princess Mystery (Red Princess Mysteries)

The Interior: A Red Princess Mystery (Red Princess Mysteries)

Lisa See

“See paints a desirable portrait of a fancy and enigmatic society, during which not anything is ever particularly because it seems, and of the folks, peasant and aristocrat alike, who're certain by means of its sophisticated strictures.”
–San Diego Union-Tribune

While David Stark is requested to open a legislations workplace in Beijing, his lover, detective Liu Hulan, gets an pressing message from an outdated buddy imploring her to enquire the suspicious dying of her daughter, who labored for a toy corporation approximately to be bought to David’s new customer, Tartan Enterprises.

Despite David’s protests, Hulan is going undercover on the toy manufacturing facility within the rural village of Da Shui, deep within the middle of China. it's a position that forces Hulan to stand a prior she has lengthy been working from. as soon as there, instead of discovering solutions to the girl’s dying, Hulan finds extra questions, all of which aspect to attainable crimes dedicated via David’s patron. unexpectedly Hulan and David locate themselves on opposing aspects: certainly one of them is attempting to reveal a firm and unearth a killer, whereas the opposite is ethically absolute to defend his buyer. As pressures mount and threat raises, Hulan and David discover common truths approximately sturdy and evil, correct and wrong–and the occasionally refined strains that distinguish them.

“[See] illuminates culture and alter, Western and jap cultural changes. . . . All this in the course of her mystery that is additionally approximately greed, corruption, abuse of the deprived, the desperation of these at the backside of the meals chain, and love.”
–The Tennessean

“Sophisticated . . . swish . . . See’s photograph of latest China’s dating with the USA is aptly performed out via her characters.”
Los Angeles Times

“Immediate, haunting and exquisitely rendered.”
–San Francisco Chronicle

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