Chinese Justice, the Fiction
Law and Literature in Modern China
Jeffrey C. Kinkley
Explore the fascinating world of Chinese crime fiction, from its complete ban during communism to its resurgence as a beloved form of popular culture. This book delves deep into the genre, examining ancient, modern, and contemporary works through the lens of legal and literary culture. Discover a range of fascinating tales, from quintessentially Chinese to bizarre East-West hybrids, that critique the country's newly restored socialist legal system. Based on extensive research and interviews with security and judicial officers, this book sheds light on a genre that has always been one step ahead of the law.