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The eight curious cases of Inspector Zhang / Stephen Leather.

By: Leather, Stephen [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Singapore : Monsoon Books Pte Ltd, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Edition: First edition.Description: 268 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789814625005 (paperback); 9814625000 (paperback).Subject(s): Criminal investigation -- Singapore -- Fiction | Detectives -- Singapore -- Fiction | Detective and mystery stories | Singapore -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 823.914
Contents:
Inspector Zhang gets his wish -- Inspector Zhang and the falling woman -- Inspector Zhang and the dead Thai gangster -- Inspector Zhang and the perfect alibi -- Inspector Zhang and the hotel guest -- Inspector Zhang and the disappearing drugs -- Inspector Zhang goes to Harrogate -- Inspector Zhang and the island of the dead.
Summary: Crimes are rare in Singapore, but when there's a crime that has the police baffled, it is Inspector Zhang that they turn to. From locked-room mysteries to murders disguised as suicide, Inspector Zhang is able to draw on his experience as a detective along with tricks he has learned from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie.
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Crimes are few and far between in the city-state of Singapore and the crimes that do occur are usually solved quickly and efficiently. But when there's a crime that has the police baffled, it's Inspector Zhang that they turn to. He is one of the best detectives on the force. He is also a fan of detective fiction, and he loves nothing more than putting his observational skills to the test. From locked-room mysteries to disappearing drugs and murders disguised as suicide, Inspector Zhang is able to draw on his experience as a detective along with tricks he has learned from the likes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie. Assisted by the inexperienced Seargeant Lee, Inspector Zhang solves brain-teasing mysteries in the style of Sherlock Holmes and Poirot with a modern twist. See if you can solve the crimes before the inspector - the clues are there!

Inspector Zhang gets his wish -- Inspector Zhang and the falling woman -- Inspector Zhang and the dead Thai gangster -- Inspector Zhang and the perfect alibi -- Inspector Zhang and the hotel guest -- Inspector Zhang and the disappearing drugs -- Inspector Zhang goes to Harrogate -- Inspector Zhang and the island of the dead.

Crimes are rare in Singapore, but when there's a crime that has the police baffled, it is Inspector Zhang that they turn to. From locked-room mysteries to murders disguised as suicide, Inspector Zhang is able to draw on his experience as a detective along with tricks he has learned from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie.

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