By Qiu Xiaolong
Leader Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police division is the top of the detailed Case crew and is frequently installed cost of these situations which are thought of politically "sensitive" considering the fact that, as a emerging get together cadre, he's looked through many as reliable. But Inspector Chen, notwithstanding a poet by way of inclination and avocation, takes his task as a policeman very heavily, regardless of the pressures placed upon him from inside of and with no, and is unwilling to compromise his rules as a policeman in prefer of political expedience.
However, after the recent Minister of Public defense insists that Chen personally take on a 'special assignment', an research already begun via inner safety, he may perhaps not manage to face up to these pressures. The social gathering, more and more leery of foreign embarrassment, is sad approximately contemporary books that position Mao in a foul light. Now, Jiao, the granddaughter of an actress who was once most probably one in every of Mao's mistresses - a girl suspected of being Mao's personal granddaughter - has lately hand over her activity, moved right into a luxurious residence, and, with none obvious technique of support, become an element of a brand new social set founded round the remnants of pre-Communist Shanghai society. What they fear is that, someway, she has inherited a few artifact or fabric concerning Mao that may, while made public, prove embarrassing. Even even though there is not any facts that such even exists, Chen has been charged to infiltrate her social circle, ensure if the dreaded fabric exists and, if it does, retrieve it quietly. And in in simple terms a few days - simply because if he can't get to the bottom of this 'Mao case' in the closing date, the social gathering will lodge to harsher, extra lethal skill.
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