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Early in his career, Judge Dee visits a senior magistrate who shows him a beautiful lacquer screen on which a scene of lovers has been mysteriously altered to show the man stabbing his lover. The magistrate fears he is losing his mind and will murder his own wife. Meanwhile, a banker has inexplicably killed himself, and a lovely lady has allowed Dee's lieutenant, Chiao Tai, to believe she is a courtesan. Dee and Chiao Tai go incognito among a gang of robbers to solve this mystery, and find the leader of the robbers is more honorable than the magistrate.

"One of the most satisfyingly devious of the Judge Dee novels, with unusual historical richness in its portrayal of the China of the T'ang dynasty."-—New York Times Book Review

"Even Judge Dee is baffled by Robert van Gulik's new mysteries in The Lacquer Screen. Disguised as a petty crook, he spends a couple of precarious days in the headquarters of the underworld, hobnobbing with the robber king. Dee's lively thieving friends furnish some vital clues to this strange and fascinating jigsaw."-—The Spectator

"So scrupulously in the classic Chinese manner yet so nicely equipped with everything to satisfy the modern reader."-—New York Times

Robert Van Gulik (1910-67) 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.

Reading The Lacquer Screen (Judge Dee Series) Online - judge dee the lacquer screen the last case from dees sojourn in peng lai only this time hes in a neighboring district dee and his stalwart lieutenant chiao tai are on their way home after a conference in the capitol and stop off in the city of wei ping for a weeks vacation incognito - - the judge dee mysteries series is a series of suspense and historical mystery books written by one of the well known dutch novelists named robert van gulik it is comprised of a total of 17 books which were released between 1949 and 1968 apart the main novels the series also consists of several short stories - - - - - - the judge dee mysteries series is a series of suspense and historical mystery books written by one of the well known dutch novelists named robert van gulik it is comprised of a total of 17 books which were released between 1949 and 1968 apart the main novels the series also consists of several short stories - - - - - - - - - - -

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