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The eye of jade

Diane Wei Liang

The eye of jade

a novel

by Diane Wei Liang

  • 211 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women private investigators -- China -- Beijing -- Fiction,
  • China -- Antiquities -- Fiction,
  • China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 -- Fiction,
  • Beijing (China) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDiane Wei Liang.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3612.I224 E94 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256, [24] p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23224456M
    ISBN 101416549560
    ISBN 109781416549567
    LC Control Number2009290876
    OCLC/WorldCa227919481

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    The Eye of Jade was taken from its museum during the years of the Cultural Revolution when Red Guards swarmed the streets, destroying many remnants of the past. Mei's investigations reveal a story that has far more to do with the past, and her own family history, than she could ever have expected. The Eye of Jade A Novel (Book): Liang, Diane Wei: A tale set in modern Beijing follows a detective's search for a missing artifact, in a case that illuminates less-favorable aspects of Chinese culture and the detective's own family during the Cultural Revolution.

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This first book in the Mei Wang mystery series is not as quaint as we've come to expect from China-based mysteries such as the Judge Dee series by Robert van Gulik. Most of the historical references in "The Eye of Jade" are to Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution during his last decade in power ( - ).5/5(5).

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On the surface The Eye of Jade is a classic detective fiction with lots of underworld contacts and hushed conversations in noodle bars, but underneath, Liang, who fled China after her involvement in the student protests in Tiananmen Square, is doing something much more than an examination of China old and new.

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One. THE EYE OF JADE by Then the search for a valuable jade seal takes Mei and the reader on a crash tour of China’s bustling capital. The challenging and exciting new case serves to restore her faith in herself and her resolve to continue. Liang (Lake with No Name, ) kicks off her new series by putting the private-eye plot on a back.

Beyond the Book. This article relates to The Eye of Jade. Background to The Eye of Jade Most of the novel takes place in China's capital city, Beijing. Diane Wei Liang emphasizes the contrasting and competing influences molding modern day Beijing in her descriptions of its districts, transportation structure and architecture.Jade and Tiger Eye ankle bracelet, jade ankle bracelet, jade stone and tiger eye bead anklet, charm anklet, body jewelry, silver anklet CABraceletCreations 5 .It says this book is the first book in a series that the author is planning and I think she was laying a lot of background introductions to the characters and Mei's family situation.

If there is a book two I plan to give it a try. Has The Eye of Jade turned you off from other books in this genre? No, I like the idea of a female Chinese PI.