Everything you need to understand or teach Death of a Red Heroine by Qiu Xiaolong.
Death of a Red Heroine by Qiu Xiaolong is a murder mystery infused with politics and poetry. It is set in Shanghai, China in the early 1990s. Chief Inspector Chen is an honorable police officer tasked with solving the murder of a national celebrity. When the chief suspect turns out to be an influential figure in the Communist Party, Chen must negotiate the dangerous waters of party politics in order to bring the killer to justice. Death of a Red Heroine mixes the traditional elements of a mystery into a political thriller and ties everything together with poetry and romance. It is an English language novel from a Chinese writer who grew up in Shanghai before moving to the United States.
When the body of Guan Hongying is pulled from a canal, her murder case is assigned to Chief Inspector Chen of the Shanghai special case squad. Chen...
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