Another investigation for Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police Bureau. Has the Shanghai Development Committee director killed himself or been murdered while under house arrest?
Poet and gourmand, Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police Bureau is called in to oversee the investigation into the death of the Director of The Shanghai Development Committee while under house arrest. He has to negotiate the power of the Party, an internet campaign and a new potential romance. Dramatised by John Harvey.
Director: David Hunter
"Enigma of China" is the eighth of Qiu Xiaolong's Inspector Chen novels, all 9 of which have been dramatised for BBC Radio 4. They have sold over 1million copies and been translated into 20 languages.
"Witty and thrilling" The Daily Telegraph
"A welcome alternative to Scandi-noir" The Observer.
|Yu||Chris Lew Kum Hoi|
|Jiang||Rupert Holliday Evans|
|Wei||Paul Courtenay Hyu|
|Mrs Zhou||Georgie Glen|