THE FOURTH SACRIFICE.
Edition: First printing.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book in May's series of China thrillers which have been praised for their "meticulous research, compelling characters and ingenious plots. . [They] combine cutting edge science, drama, wit, and engaging characters who grow and develop across the books. The key to the popularity of this series is the tempestuous relationship between the enigmatic Chinese detective Li Yan, and Dr Margaret Campbell, the acerbic pathologist from Chicago." In addition, each book highlights an area of larger concern - this novel shows how the cultural revolution continues to affect those who survived it even many years later. INSCRIBED and dated on the title page. 405 pp. ISBN: 0-340738367.
Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (usual toning to the pages).