Necklace and Calabash
Robert van Gulik
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May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM By Robert van Gulik

A.D 668Due to its proximity to the Water Palace, the summer residence of the Emperor s favorite daughter, Riverton lies within a Special Area administered by the military To Judge Dee, returning to his district of Poo yang, the peaceful town promises a few days fishing and relaxation But it is not to be A chance meeting with a Taoist recluse, a gruesome body fished ouA.D 668Due to its proximity to the Water Palace, the summer residence of the Emperor s favorite daughter, Riverton lies within a Special Area administered by the military To Judge Dee, returning to his district of Poo yang, the peaceful town promises a few days fishing and relaxation But it is not to be A chance meeting with a Taoist recluse, a gruesome body fished out of the river, strange guests at the Kingfisher Inn, a princess in distress before long the judge is facing one of the most intricate and baffling mysteries of his career.
  • Title: Necklace and Calabash
  • Author: Robert van Gulik
  • ISBN: 9780226848709
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Paperback

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Nikoleta May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Το βιβλίο «Το περιδέραιο της πριγκίπισσας» είναι ελαφρώς διαφορετικό από τα υπόλοιπα βιβλία της σειράς. Για αυτό ευθύνεται το ότι, ενώ στα υπόλοιπα βιβλία όλες τι έρευνες τις κάνουν οι γνωστοί βοηθοί του Δικαστή Τι και απλώς ο δικαστής έρχεται να εξετάσει τα στοιχειά και ν [...]
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Dora May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
επαναλαμβανομαι αλλα τον αγαπω τον Τι
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Mazeli Dee May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
This was one book where Judge Dee did not have the pleasure of his trusted lieutenants' presence. But he proved in this adventure that he could definitely handle anything by himself.
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Ivonne Rovira May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
A so-so Judge Dee novel is better than most other historical mysteries. In Necklace and Calabash, Judge Dee goes to Rivertown for a fishing vacation. But crime doesn’t take a vacation, and it turns out Judge Dee can’t, either. Judge Dee ends up in disguise as an eminent doctor; as is usual in Chinese mysteries, Judge Dee investigates three mysteries: the murder of an inn cashier, a missing wife, and a stolen imperial pearl necklace. While not as great as some other Judge Dee novels, Necklace [...]
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Antoinette May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Judge Dee is looking forward to fishing in the peaceful town of Riverton but instead becomes involved with a gruesome murder, a stolen pearl necklace, a Taoist recluse and a princess in distress. Set in T;and dynasty China, Judge Dee never fails to deliver on a tight plot, interesting characters and amazing historical and cultural context.
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Joseph May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
It's so good to fall back into a good Judge Dee detective mystery. Unlike a Christie novel, or a Holmes' novel, or a Father Brown novel, where the complexity of the crimes bog the story down, and one can no longer be entertained by the question, "who done it?" Gulik raps his mysteries in exotic locales in the customs of an ancient time, where one is thrilled half by the mystery, but also by discovering Judge Dee's medieval Chinese world, bit by bit, with descriptions of wall paintings, costumes, [...]
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sabisteb May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
SprecherAus dem Englischen von Klaus SchomburgHörspielbearbeitung: Heiko DanielsErzähler: Ernst JacobiRichter Di: Hans-Michael RehbergMeister Kalebasse: Peter FitzWei Theng: Rudolf WesselyPrinzessin: Sascha Icks u.a.Regie: Götz FritschProduktion: hr/SWR 2008 - UrsendungHörspiele, welche vom SWR produziert werden sind eigentlich immer qualitätiv sehr hochwertig und wirklich gut gemacht, so auch dieses Hörbuch. Die Sprecher sind gut, wenn auch nicht die Top Sprecher, hier auch der Puntkabzug [...]
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Erik May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
One of the best of the series, and the most like a Chandler novel. You wouldn't think one could do the scene where the detective is told to just shut up and get in the car in the 7th century, but van Gulik pulls it off.
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Timons Esaias May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
I'm working my way through the whole Judge Dee series, reading one every six months, when I go to the WPF Residency. The book is, therefore, a treat I give myself.This volume was one of the more enjoyable reads, partly because the situation is a tad more complex than most in the series, and partly because I thought I knew how the main crime was done. I was wrong.Judge Dee is traveling without his usual escort, taking a brief vacation on the way back to his official posting, when this novel begin [...]
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Gerry Campbell May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
hard to put downhard to beat van Gulik's Judge Dee books for the skillful combination of Chinese cultural traditions & Poirot-style sleuthing. This is one of the best, though Dee is on his own without his two trusty lieutenants.
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Catherine Delors May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
I wish I had more than 5 stars to give to this wonderful historical mystery. When Judge Dee, on horseback, tired and soaked through, arrives at Riverton one rainy evening, he has to rub his eyes, for he believes for a moment that he has run into his double. But no, he is only looking at a harmless old hermit, riding a donkey. Blame it on the dusk.What else does a mystery lover need? A beautiful princess in distress, the Emperor's guilty secret, youthful love, court intrigue, mobsters, gruesome m [...]
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Maddy May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
RATING: 3.57th century China. Judge Dee is off on a fishing vacation when he finds himself involved in 3 cases. He goes undercover as a doctor. He is summoned to the Emperor's palace to help find a necklace stolen from the Third Princess; a local cashier has been murdered; an innkeeper's wife has disappeared. He relies on deduction and is at times helped by a fascinating Taoist monk, Master Gourd. An interesting look at the judicial system and basic cultural elements. I gather this is not a typi [...]
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Kevin May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
My second favorite Judge Dee mystery (so far). This is the second to last Judge Dee book that Robert van Gulick wrote. In the last books he tried to concentrate more on Judge Dee's character, so he sends him off on travels without his usual assistants. This works, for the most part, but makes the book atypical of the series, and not one that I'd recommend as a starting point to someone unfamiliar with Judge Dee. The characters Judge Dee meets -- a Taoist monk who appears to be his double, the he [...]
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Kati May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Judge Dee goes undercover! Man, for a judge, Dee sure gets around, doesn't he? This time he has to find a precious necklace that was stolen from the Third Princess and that could cause dissent at the imperial court. In this book, Dee has to rely only on himself, neither his trusted bodyguards nor his secretary are there to aid him. And all he wanted was to go fishingI just love Robert Van Gulik's books. The characters are so alive and the settings, the atmosphere of the various places that Judge [...]
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Olavo Soares May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
That's a very interesting mystery novel. The story is set in the seventh century, in ancient China. It's surprising to see how developed was Chinese civilization at that time. The author is a Dutch diplomat, and I don't know whether the book was originally written in English or not. The style of the book is at the same time simple (in the sense that there are few unnecessary words and sentences) and sophisticated (in the sense that it manages to re-create the atmosphere of ancient times). The pl [...]
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Kathy Chung May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
in this book, Judge Dee reminds me of Hercule Poirot. He inadvertently got lost in the jungle and bumped into someone who looked like him . from there he stumbled upon a murderr me this has been a delicious reads . there were plenty of intrigue to keep the page turning. I love the method of the crime was committed was slowly revealed in the end if the story. the only downside was I don't quite catch the paternity of the princess. how did Judge Dee know? maybe I missed something. overall, I love [...]
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Penelope Wallace May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
I am a fan of Judge Dee, but this is not one of my favourites. It is one of the later ones, I think. The 7th century judge is on holiday alone, when he gets given a secret mission by a member of the Imperial family. I missed his usual sidekicks and found the story hard to follow. There was too much description of place and action rather than plot and dialogue. However, like all the series, it is a fascinating glimpse of ancient Chinese law and society.
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J. Kirsch May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
After reading the Chinese Maze Murders, this was my next van Gulik pick and he did not disappoint. The two interconnected cases in the story provide a good backdrop of intrigue and it was refreshing to see Judge Dee forced to rely on only his own wits, undercover no less, in unfamiliar territory. Yet another excellent book in the Judge Dee mystery series, AKA the 'Chinese' Sherlock Holmes (and in some ways I think one can argue that Judge Dee outdoes Holmes, heretical as that may sound).
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Lisa Kucharski May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Judge Dee must take on a case all on his own, not knowing who to trust. A stolen necklace brings about all sorts of murder and mayhem. Dee spends most of his time in cognito A fun story with lots of twists and turns. Very cinematic. Including the naked young woman as well got to have one of those it seems in practically every story. :)
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Travis May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Judge Dee's fishing vacation involves him in a mystery and eventually political intrigue.Story goes between 'whodunit' and 'who can we trust?' as Dee juggles plots, mysteries and a town where everyone seems to be up to something.Captures the time period as well as the sensibilities of the time. A solid series and a great character.
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Tatiana Pastukhova May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
I'm completely immersed into Judge Dee investigations :) till the extend that I close the book, fall asleep and keep dreaming those adventures.This one is just another great example of good detective story which also brings to the scene 3d princess, intrigues of the royal palace and family secrets.P.S. What I gonna do when I'll read them all???
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Nick Benson May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Early historical detective story - series set in Tang dynasty China c675 - though it doesn't drown in historical detail - the hero Judge Dee is called on to find some lost pearls on his way back home from another case.
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Margaret May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Most excellent. Since the setting is ancient China, in the late 600's, the story works well even in a book almost 50 years old. And since the author was an expert on that time and place, the details ring true.
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Dimitri May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Judge Dee mysteries take place in ancient imperial China. The historical background and the singular character of judge Dee make these murder mysteries quite unique. The murder mysteries are quite involved with a healthy dose of adventure.
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David Taylor May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
My favorite of the wonderful Judge Dee stories.
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Kipi May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Entertaining and different. I enjoyed the Chinese milieu.
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Marjorie May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
Oh, these books are good, Judge Dee MM, 3rd princess lost necklace. Murder mysteries from very early Chinese century.
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Gea May 25, 2019 - 05:21 AM
En weer een lekkere snack tussendoor. Ze blijven echt leuk deze rechter Tie boeken.
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Necklace and Calabash By Robert van Gulik A.D 668Due to its proximity to the Water Palace, the summer residence of the Emperor s favorite daughter, Riverton lies within a Special Area administered by the military To Judge Dee, returning to his district of Poo yang, the peaceful town promises a few days fishing and relaxation But it is not to be A chance meeting with a Taoist recluse, a gruesome body fished ouA.D 668Due to its proximity to the Water Palace, the summer residence of the Emperor s favorite daughter, Riverton lies within a Special Area administered by the military To Judge Dee, returning to his district of Poo yang, the peaceful town promises a few days fishing and relaxation But it is not to be A chance meeting with a Taoist recluse, a gruesome body fished out of the river, strange guests at the Kingfisher Inn, a princess in distress before long the judge is facing one of the most intricate and baffling mysteries of his career.

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