Robert van Gulik: His Life, His Work

Robert van Gulik: His Life, His Work

by Janwillem van de Wetering, Arthur P. Yin
     
 
Born in Holland in 1910 but raised in Java, Robert Hans van Gulik explored esoteric Buddhism and translated ancient texts, including an authentic Chinese 16th century detective novel, around which he created a fictional series. Based on extensive research, renowned author Janwillem van de Wetering, whose life and career parallels that of his subject, examines van

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Born in Holland in 1910 but raised in Java, Robert Hans van Gulik explored esoteric Buddhism and translated ancient texts, including an authentic Chinese 16th century detective novel, around which he created a fictional series. Based on extensive research, renowned author Janwillem van de Wetering, whose life and career parallels that of his subject, examines van Gulik's life and work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569471241
Publisher:
Soho Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Pages:
149
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 7.39(h) x 0.51(d)

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