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Eight Skilled Gentleman

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Eight Skilled Gentleman

By Barry Hughart

Broadway Books, Paperback, 9780385417105, 264pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 1990

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Description
In the heart of the Forbidden City, Master Li and Number Ten Ox, accompanied by a scarred puppeteer and his shamanka daughter, investigate the murder of respected mandarins. Eight Skiller Gentlemen is a Sherlockian adventure thatinvolves murder, mayhem, and magic aplenty, with Chinese folklore and literary references thrown into the mix.
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