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The Viewpoints Book: A Practical Guide to Viewpoints and Composition
Tina Landau, Anne Bogart
Herejes
Leonardo Padura Fuentes
Le dit du Heichû - roman médiéval
René Sieffert, Anonymous
A Kayak Full of Ghosts: Eskimo Tales
Lawrence Millman
Mogens and Other Stories
Jens Peter Jacobsen, O.F. Theis
Vidas Perdidas
Nelson Algren
Herland
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Ann J. Lane
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Volume 5
Edgar Allan Poe
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Vol 1
Edgar Allan Poe

Le très corruptible mandarin

Le très corruptible mandarin - Qiu Xiaolong, Françoise Bouillot Note to self: only read this author after a hearty meal. the description of the meals makes one feel really hungry. And they keep meeting at restaurants.
a chinese crime novel interspersed with chinese peotry (inspector chen, the hero, is a poet).
interesting view of corruption in modern china.
only one thing bugs me: how could the police get transcripts from those phone conversations? Ok, maybe An's land line and her cell phone was monitored already, but the guy who buys a pre-paid cell phone in the states? seemed the transcripts were from before the police knew his cell number.