Mai Jia


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Mai Jia is arguably the most successful writer in China today. His books are constant bestsellers, with total sales over three million copies. He became the highest paid author in China last year with his new book, Wind Talk. He has achieved unprecedented success with film adaptation: all of his novels are made - or are being made - into major films or TV series, the screenplays of which are often written by Mai Jia himself. He is hailed as the forerunner of Chinese espionage fiction, and has created a unique genre that combines spycraft, code-breaking, crime, human drama, historical fiction, and metafiction. He has won almost every major award in China, including the highest literary honor - the Mao Dun Award.

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Decoded

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In the Dark

3.29 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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Maijia Spy Series:Feng Yu(V...

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Plot Against

3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Maijia Spy Series:The Edge ...

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الشيفرة

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The Message

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Rumor

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