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  • THE KILLING ROOM. by May, Peter.
    May, Peter.
    THE KILLING ROOM.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third 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." This is set in Shanghai where change - and the contrast between new and old China - is even greater than elsewhere in the country. The bodies of 18 mutilated and dismembered young women are found in a mass…

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    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third 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." This is set in Shanghai where change - and the contrast between new and old China - is even greater than elsewhere in the country. The bodies of 18 mutilated and dismembered young women are found in a mass grave. Among the topics which with it deals is the consequences of the one-child policy. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the month of US publication. 391 pp. ISBN: 978-0312364656.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81591
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  • THE FOURTH SACRIFICE. by May, Peter.
    May, Peter.
    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).

    Book ID: 81535
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  • THE KILLING ROOM. by May, Peter.
    May, Peter.
    THE KILLING ROOM.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third 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." This is set in Shanghai where change - and the contrast between new and old China - is even greater than elsewhere in the country. The bodies of 18 mutilated and dismembered young women are found in a mass grave.…

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    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third 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." This is set in Shanghai where change - and the contrast between new and old China - is even greater than elsewhere in the country. The bodies of 18 mutilated and dismembered young women are found in a mass grave. Among the topics which with it deals is the consequences of the one-child policy. INSCRIBED and dated on the title page. 391 pp. ISBN: 0-340768649.

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    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (usual toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 81536
    View cart More details Price: $115.00