A Drop of Chinese Blood: A Mystery

James Church (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$39.99  $36.79
Publisher
St. Martins Press-3PL
Publish Date
November 13, 2012
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.9 X 1.2 X 8.7 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780312550639
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About the Author

JAMES CHURCH (a pseudonym) is a former Western intelligence officer with decades of experience in Asia.

Reviews

Praise for James Church and the Inspector O series

"Church uses his years of intelligence work to excellent advantage... delivering one duplicitous plot twist after another." - "The Washington Post"

"Satisfied readers will hail Church as the equal of le Carre." -"Publishers Weekly", starred review

"Like Marlowe and Spade before him, Inspector O navigates the shadows and, every now and then, finds truth in the half-light."--"The Wall Street Journal"

"Weaving headlines with his own knowledge of the back story of North Korea, Mr. Church is getting better and better at his new tradecraft." --"Washington Times"

"Church creates an utterly convincing, internally consistent world of the absurd where orders mean the opposite of what they say and paperwork routinely gets routed to oblivion." --"The Boston Globe"


"Church illuminates the darkness of North Korea's closed society in this fascinating series." --"Rocky Mountain News"

Praise for A Drop of Chinese Blood:

"Stellar... An intricate plot that ranks as one of Church's best... A satirical look at paranoid intelligence structures and the snappy, irreverent narration add to the fun." -"Publishers Weekly," starred review

Praise for James Church and the Inspector O series

"Church uses his years of intelligence work to excellent advantage... delivering one duplicitous plot twist after another." - "The Washington Post"

"Satisfied readers will hail Church as the equal of le Carre." -"Publishers Weekly," starred review

"Like Marlowe and Spade before him, Inspector O navigates the shadows and, every now and then, finds truth in the half-light."--"The Wall Street Journal"

"Weaving headlines with his own knowledge of the back story of North Korea, Mr. Church is getting better and better at his new tradecraft." --"Washington Times"

"Church creates an utterly convincing, internally consistent world of the absurd where orders mean the opposite of what they say and paperwork routinely gets routed to oblivion." --"The Boston Globe"


"Church illuminates the darkness of North Korea's closed society in this fascinating series." --"Rocky Mountain News"

Stellar... An intricate plot that ranks as one of Church's best... A satirical look at paranoid intelligence structures and the snappy, irreverent narration add to the fun. "Publishers Weekly, starred review"

Church uses his years of intelligence work to excellent advantage delivering one duplicitous plot twist after another. "The Washington Post"

Satisfied readers will hail Church as the equal of le Carre. "Publishers Weekly, starred review"

Like Marlowe and Spade before him, Inspector O navigates the shadows and, every now and then, finds truth in the half-light. "The Wall Street Journal"

Weaving headlines with his own knowledge of the back story of North Korea, Mr. Church is getting better and better at his new tradecraft. "Washington Times"

Church creates an utterly convincing, internally consistent world of the absurd where orders mean the opposite of what they say and paperwork routinely gets routed to oblivion. "The Boston Globe"

Church illuminates the darkness of North Korea's closed society in this fascinating series. "Rocky Mountain News""

Stellar... An intricate plot that ranks as one of Church's best... A satirical look at paranoid intelligence structures and the snappy, irreverent narration add to the fun. Publishers Weekly, starred review

Church uses his years of intelligence work to excellent advantage delivering one duplicitous plot twist after another. The Washington Post

Satisfied readers will hail Church as the equal of le Carre. Publishers Weekly, starred review

Like Marlowe and Spade before him, Inspector O navigates the shadows and, every now and then, finds truth in the half-light. The Wall Street Journal

Weaving headlines with his own knowledge of the back story of North Korea, Mr. Church is getting better and better at his new tradecraft. Washington Times

Church creates an utterly convincing, internally consistent world of the absurd where orders mean the opposite of what they say and paperwork routinely gets routed to oblivion. The Boston Globe

Church illuminates the darkness of North Korea's closed society in this fascinating series. Rocky Mountain News

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"Stellar... An intricate plot that ranks as one of Church's best... A satirical look at paranoid intelligence structures and the snappy, irreverent narration add to the fun." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Church uses his years of intelligence work to excellent advantage... delivering one duplicitous plot twist after another." --The Washington Post

"Satisfied readers will hail Church as the equal of le Carre." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Like Marlowe and Spade before him, Inspector O navigates the shadows and, every now and then, finds truth in the half-light." --The Wall Street Journal

"Weaving headlines with his own knowledge of the back story of North Korea, Mr. Church is getting better and better at his new tradecraft." --Washington Times

"Church creates an utterly convincing, internally consistent world of the absurd where orders mean the opposite of what they say and paperwork routinely gets routed to oblivion." --The Boston Globe

"Church illuminates the darkness of North Korea's closed society in this fascinating series." --Rocky Mountain News

"Inspector O is a complex, nuanced figure who understands that the regime he serves is corrupt, brutal and mendacious, but he remains loyal.... I think many North Korean officials today are an echo of the conflicted nationalist Inspector O." --The New York Times