Posts Tagged ‘China’

Spring Outing of the Tang Court

The Judge Dee Mysteries, and Robert van Gulik

Robert Hans van Gulik (1910-1967), orientalist, diplomat and expert gukin player, was also a historical novelist. A native Dutchman, he had been raised in Indonesia and schooled as a child in the Mandarin language. He completed his studies in the Netherlands, where he obtained a doctorate in Asian studies. He joined the Dutch foreign service […]