Robert van Gulik
1910-1967
 

Robert Hans van Gulik was born in Zutphen, Netherlands. He was a Dutch diplomat and authority on Chinese history and culture. In the 1950s, he created 'Judge Dee', a character based on a real T'ang dynasty magistrate.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 'Judge Dee' Novels
 1) Dee Goong An (Also published as: Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee [1976]) (novelets)  1949
 2) New Year's Eve in Lan-Fang  1958
 3) The Chinese Bell Murders (novelets)  1958
 4) The Chinese Gold Murders (novelets)  1959
 5) The Chinese Lake Murders (novelets)  1960
 6) The Red Pavilion (novelets)  1961
 7) The Chinese Nail Murders (novelets)  1961
 8) The Haunted Monastery (novelets)  1961
 9) The Lacquer Screen (novelets)  1962
10) The Chinese Maze Murders (novelets)  1962
11) The Emperor's Pearl (novelets)  1963
12) The Monkey and the Tiger (novelets)  1965
13) The Willow Pattern (novelets)  1965
14) The Phantom of the Temple  1966
15) Murder in Canton (novelets)  1966
16) Judge Dee at Work (short stories)  1967
17) Necklace and Calabash  1967
18) Poets and Murder (Also published as: The Fox-Magic Murders [1973])  1968
 Other Novels
 1) The Given Day  1964

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