The Lake Ching Murders: A Mystery of Fire and Ice
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The Lake Ching Murders: A Mystery of Fire and Ice (Zhong Fong #2)

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Possibly Zhong Fong is the only person in all of China who can completely decipher Lily's English, and he hasn't heard from her -- or anyone else -- in fifty-four months. His own English is excellent, but it has been that long since he had a use for it - fifty-four months since Shanghai Head of Special Investigations Zhong had been reduced to convicted political felon Zhon...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published March 8th 2002 by Minotaur Books (first published 2001)
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Having not read a Rotenberg before I had zero expectations but was interested in the setting. This time China. Always interested to see what a crime novel reveals about a countries culture. Read no further if you haven't read the story and don't want any spoilers-not that I will outline the story (yawn) - that's not a review is it:-) I have to say the crime was revoltingly brutal and I didn't spend too much time allowing my mind to visualise the gruesome murders on the boat. They really weren't...more
This is an excellent, fascinating series. Police mystery set in China, featuring exiled police inspector, Zhang Fong, trying to solve cases while coping with Political system. Great supporting cast and interesting mysteries.
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David Rotenberg has been a master acting teacher for over 20 years. He has directed on Broadway, in many major regional theatres, for television, and he has published six novels, including the Zhong Fong detective series, all of which are available at your local bookstore or online. The series is in the process of being optioned for film.

David has taught at York University, the National Theatre Sc...more
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