London: Michael Joseph, . First edition. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket lightly soiled along top edge of rear panel. Judge Dee has one case left over from his predecessor--the brutal rape-murder of Pure Jade, the daughter of Butcher Hsai who lived on Half Moon Street. Her lover has been accused and is on the verge of being convicted, but Judge Dee senses that all is not right and sets out with his lieutenants to find the real murderer.
Inventory Number: 14577