Midnight in Peking: The Murder That Haunted the Last Days of old China [Audiobook] download free by Paul French

Midnight in Peking: The Murder That Haunted the Last Days of old China Audiobook download free by Paul French
  • Listen audiobook: Midnight in Peking: The Murder That Haunted the Last Days of old China
  • Author: Paul French
  • Release date: 2013/12/3
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780241957172
  • Rating: 8.95 of 10
  • Votes: 338
  • Review by: Abril Brandon
  • Review rating: 8.63 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Duration: 3H36M14S in 256 kbps (57.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-27
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WAV, FLAC, MPEG4, AIFF, MPEG-4 DST, WMA, Musepack (compression ACE, RAR, BZ2, CBR, ZIP, XZ, BZ)
  • Total pages original book: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 20M39S (5.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Midnight in Peking is a gripping true murder mystery by Paul FrenchTHE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4'A first-rate murder story, a thrilling narrative. Hurtles along from one cliffhanger to the next' SpectatorPeking, 1937:The teenage daughter of a British consul is brutally slaughtered. The police investigation is botched; as war looms British and Chinese authorities close ranks. A grieving father vows to uncover the truth - alone.Seventy-five years later, historian Paul French uncovers a stash of forgotten documents revealing the killer's identity . . .For those who loved The Suspicions of Mr Whicher and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil this is a riveting and evocative true crime classic.'Gripping, spellbinding . . . drawing the reader from the very first pages into an unwholesome, macabre world' Guardian'Part historical docudrama, part tragic opera . . . it is French's enormous achievement that he pieces together the puzzle. He tells this tale with the skill of an Agatha Christie' Financial Times'Fascinating and irresistible. I couldn't put it down'John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil'Vivid, pulsating, riveting. It is the storytelling flair that marks Midnight in Peking so highly: with its false leads and twists . . . it sucks the reader in like the best fiction' ScotsmanBorn in London, Paul French has lived in China for more than 10 years. He is a widely published analyst and commentator on China; his books include a history of North Korea, a biography of Shanghai adman and adventurer Carl Crow, and a history of foreign correspondents in China.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: True Crime Books, True Crime Biographies, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Asian History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.11 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x18mm
  • Weight: 226g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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