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By one her orphaned students have followed her to her grave victims of a killer harboring unfathomable motives Abandoning his mountain hermitage Shan Tao Yun a former Beijing Water Touching PDF police inspector who has been exiled to Tibe. I have really been enjoying the inspector Shan series but it is so depressing what is happening to Tibet as so well outlined in this book on a ve

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Water Touching Stone

In Water Touching Stone the seuel to the internationally acclaimed The Skull Mantra Shan Tao Yun is cloistered in a remote Tibetan sanctuary when he receives shattering news A teacher revered by the oppressed has been found slain and one. At our bookstore this is shelved under crime and yet I find myself hesitating to call it crime fiction Yes there is a murder there are several mu

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T embarks on a search for justice Shadowed by bizarre tales of an unleashed 'demon' Shan braces himself for even darker imaginings as he stalks a killer and fights to restore spiritual balance to the ancient and tenuous splendor of Tibet.. This would take pages to review in detail It was an extremely difficult read for me and the length wasn t the hardest part of difficult It s mood


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  1. says:

    Ostensibly this is a mystery novel and it's a good one It may seem strange then for me to suggest that the marvelous and compelling storyline is practically irrelevant but in some ways it is An even greater power of this book lies in it's characterizations it's sense of place and it's vivid visceral evocation of vanishing and emerging cultures Set in Tibet and Central Asia amid societies being absorbed into the dominant Han Chin

  2. says:

    In this his second novel featuring Inspector Shan a Han Chinese political exile in Tibet Pattison moves from southern Tibet the setting for The Skull Mantra to the far northwest of China to the lands of the Kazakh and Uighur Moslem clans The action begins in media res Pattison immediately creating a situation of

  3. says:

    At our bookstore this is shelved under crime and yet I find myself hesitating to call it crime fiction Yes ther

  4. says:

    A beautifully and skillfully written book that weaves Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and a story of mystery and adventure Complex and compelling this is the second book in which the exiled Han investigator Shan Tao

  5. says:

    One of the most amazing series of books I have ever readDon't let the fact it is a detective series dissuade you from reading themThis series ge

  6. says:

    I have really been enjoying the inspector Shan series but it is so depressing what is happening to Tibet as so well outlined in this book on a very personal levelThe books are like meditations in themselves and as a normally fast reader I find that I have to really take my time to get through the journey of the book The ex

  7. says:

    Mystery set in Tibet it is an homage to a profound beautiful culture and an anchor to our own restless urbanity

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    This would take pages to review in detail It was an extremely difficult read for me and the length wasn't the hardest part of difficult It's mood is ominous and set into different and often viscous sets of circumstances Because it encompasses entire regions Western provinces of China ethnic mixtures Tibet as an entity mindset of 1000 interj

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    A murderer is preying on a group of orphans and their teacher as disappeared In response a disgraced former Chinese investigator and his Tibetan mentors sally forth As they seek to prevent further deaths they come across th

  10. says:

    Another Inspector Shan mystery that provides about the destruction of native cultures by the Chinese central government Perhaps some idealization of the noble savage in examining the vanishing ways of life in Tajikistan and similar areas but informative and moving nonetheless