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3 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Cheng Xiaoqing. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Cheng Xiaoqing, often where they are interviewed.

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3 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Cheng Xiaoqing. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Cheng Xiaoqing, often where they are interviewed.

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Sherlock in Shanghai by Cheng Xiaoqing - Part Three

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We discuss stories 7 & 8 from Cheng Xiaoqing's Sherlock in Shanghai, translated by Timothy C. Wong. Abandoning our heroes Huo Sang and Bao Lang, our last two adventures take us through a ghost story, and an exploit of the South China Swallow. How does Cheng Xiaoqing fare, delving more into atmospheric mysteries, more akin to the later novels of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction? How can the dashing South China Swallow outplay a cast of less competent detectives? All that and more as we conclude this stunning collection.
Sep 07 2020 · 30mins
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Sherlock in Shanghai by Cheng Xiaoqing - Part Two

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We discuss stories 4-6 of Sherlock in Shanghai by Cheng Xiaoqing, translated by Timothy C Wong. Beginning with the lighthearted and thoroughly charming "The Examination Paper", this stretch of the collection seeks to explore the relationship between Huo Sang and Bao Lang. From the quaint, simple story of a missing sheet of paper to the grim ransom of a young child, Cheng Xiaoqing shows incredible range with his characters while maintaining the swashbuckling feel of his inspirations in Sherlock and Watson. We're also joined by Benjamin Stevenson to talk the world of the modern thriller, as well as his new book Either Side of Midnight.
Aug 31 2020 · 30mins

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Sherlock in Shanghai by Cheng Xiaoqing - Part One

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We discuss stories 1-3 of Sherlock in Shanghai by Cheng Xiaoqing, translated by Timothy C Wong. Beginning from a passion sparked by translating the works of classic western crime fiction, Cheng Xiaoqing's tribute to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle makes a stunning debut as Huo Sang and Bao Lang meet for their first case together, The Shoe. Wearing inspiration on its sleeve, this collection starts out with three charming stories that clearly seek to inspire and teach as much as they seek to be clever. With a different sense of justice and two young enthusiasts as our Sherlock and Watson, our latest short story collection is off to a strong start. We're joined by Paul F Verhoeven to talk the release of his new book Electric Blue, the importance of owning your inspirations and how to learn to love a story.
Aug 24 2020 · 30mins