Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Soho, 2000.
A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Qiu Xiaolong directly on the title page.
The introduction of Inspector Chen Chao, the up-and-coming chief inspector of the Shanghai Police Bureau, determined to prove his worth. His first case is the murder of a National Model Worker, a poster girl for the socialist ideal…but Chen unearths another less seemly side of Guan Hongying. Winnner of the Anthony Award for best first novel in 2001; Inspector Chen Chao.