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Caroline Fraser

Caroline Fraser is the author of God’s Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church and a forthcoming book on the politics and science of wildlife conservation.

Qiu Xiaolong

Caroline Fraser, 18 December 2008

In 2006 the Wall Street Journal declared Qiu Xiaolong’s first novel, Death of a Red Heroine (2000), one of the top five ‘political novels’ of all time for its indictment of Communism. Many of the crimes in his books have their roots in the repression of the past, but Qiu’s series about Chief Inspector Chen Cao – after Death of a Red Heroine came A Loyal Character...

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