By Robert Van Gulik

Poisoned plums, a cryptic scroll photograph, passionate love letters, and a hidden assassin with a penchant for torturing and killing girls lead pass judgement on Dee to the guts of the Governor’s backyard maze and the solutions to 3 interwoven mysteries. The chinese language Maze Murders represents Robert van Gulik’s first enterprise into writing suspense novels after the good fortune of Dee Gong An, his translation of an nameless chinese language detective novel from the 16th century.

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