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Qiu Xiaolong

Full Name: Qiu Xiaolong
Gender: Male
Hometown: Shanghai
Number of Works: 16
Qiu Xiaolong was born in Shanghai, China. He is the author of the award-winning Inspector Chen series of mystery novels, Death of a Red Heroine (2000), A Loyal Character Dancer (2002), When Red Is Black (2004), A Case of Two Cities (2006), Red Mandarin Dress (2007), and The Mao Case (2009). He is also the author of two books of poetry translations, Treasury of Chinese Love Poems (2003) and Evoking T'ang (2007), and his own poetry collection, Lines Around China (2003). Qiu's books have sold over a million copies and have been published in twenty languages. He currently lives in St. Louis with his wife and daughter.




ISBN: 1569472424, 9781569472422
Keywords: heroine, red, death
Pages: 464
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%

In this Anthony Award-winning debut, Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police must find the murderer of a National Model worker, and then risk his own life and career to see that justice is done. A Loyal Character Dancer is the latest in Qiu’s Shanghai series featuring Inspector Chen. "A marvelously assured debut. . . . Engrossing, immensely readable."—The Wall Street Journal
ISBN: 1569473412, 9781569473412
Keywords: dancer, character, loyal
Pages: 360
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 156947396X, 9781569473962
Keywords: black, red
Pages: 320
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0312371071, 9780312371074
Keywords: dress, mandarin, red
Pages: 320
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0312359853, 9780312359850
Keywords: cities, case
Pages: 320
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 031253874X, 9780312538743
Keywords: case, mao
Pages: 320
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 60%

<DIV><DIV><DIV>Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is the head of the Special Case group and is often put in charge of those cases that are considered politically "sensitive" since, as a rising party cadre, he's regarded by many as reliable. But Inspector Chen, though a poet by inclination and avocation, takes his job as a policeman very seriously, despite the pressures put upon him from within and without, and is unwilling to compromise his principles as a policeman in favor of political expedience.  </DIV><DIV> <
ISBN: 0312628099, 9780312628093
Keywords: dust, red, years
Pages: 256
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 7806812199, 9787806812198
Keywords: poems, love, chinese, classic
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%

For this introductory volume Qiu Xiaolong has chosen a number of well-known love poems from China s long literary history. In particular, he chose those from the great Tang period (618-906), which have remained alive and on people s lips ever since they were written. Most of the selection here date from that period; the rest were penned during the later dynasties the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing. With b&w illustrations.
ISBN: 1602201013, 9781602201019
Keywords: dynasties, song, tang, poems
Pages: 231
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 097606751X, 9780976067511
Keywords: chinese, poetry, classical, anthology, tang, evoking
Pages: 162
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 100%

In Evoking Tang, writer Qiu Xiaolong breathes new life into the works of the Tang dynasty masters, introducing their universal these—of love and lament, frienship and longing, the serenity to be found in natural beauty—to a whole new audience of western readers.The Tang period is the golden age of Chinese poetry. In Evoking Tang, a bilingual collection, Xiaolong offers English translations of more than 70 classic Chinese poems. The original texts represent the work of almost 40 poets from the Tang period, whose poems are comparable in importance, for English-speaking readers, to th