Hardback The speaker of Mandarin / Ruth Rendel.
Publication year: 1984
Publisher: London : Arrow,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0099328100 9780099328100 (pbk) :
Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 1983.
A crime thriller, featuring the detective work of Chief Inspector Wexford, who finds himself having to solve a mystery that begins on a trip to China. From the author SHAKE HANDS FOREVER. The twelfth book to feature the classic crime-solving detective, Chief Inspector Wexford.Wherever Reggie Wexford goes, death and intrigue are close on his heels. Having just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime holiday in China, Wexford finds himself haunted by memories of the old woman with bound feet who mysteriously followed him from one city to the next and the man who tragically drowned. Now, back in England, he finds himself investigating the murder of a fellow tourist. Knowing that the clue to these three mysteries lies in the East, Wexford turns his investigative skills to that place of unfathomable and sinister depths...
223p. ; 18cm.