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The Chinese Parrot

  • 72 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Echo Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9363817M
    ISBN 101406880027
    ISBN 109781406880021
    OCLC/WorldCa154803852


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The Chinese Parrot is a fun read. This was a contemporary setting in and it gives the reader some insight to what life was like in that era. It is refreshing to read a story that remains compelling and entertaining yet contains no obscene language or graphic sex scenes that, for me, can bring a story to a screeching halt/5(46).

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Immediately, behind showcases gorgeous with precious stones or bright with silver, platinum and gold, forty resplendent clerks stood at by: 1. The Chinese Parrot, published inwas the second of Earl Derr Biggers Charlie Chan mysteries and was even more successful than its predecessor.

I was in some ways a little disappointed that this one, unlike The House Without a Key, wasnt set in Hawaii. s Honolulu was such a cool are compensations however. Charlie Chan himself moves more /5. The Chinese Parrot () is the second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr is the first The Chinese Parrot book which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland California, and involves a crime whose exposure is hastened by the death of a parrot.

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The Chinese Parrot () is the second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers.

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It is the first in which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland California, and involves a crime whose exposure is hastened by the death of a parrot.4/4(5). The Chinese parrot - A thrilling Charlie Chan Mystery By Earl Derr Biggers by Charlie Chan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Chinese Parrot () is the second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers.

It is the first in which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland California, and involves a crime whose exposure is hastened by the death of a parrot.

The story concerns a valuable string of pearls which is purchased by a wealthy and eccentric financier. Get this from a library. The Chinese parrot: a novel. [Earl Derr Biggers] -- The character of Charlie Chan was based in part on the experiences of two Chinese detectives, Chang Apana and Lee Fook, who Biggers had read about in a honolulu newspaper while on vation.

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The Chinese Parrot is the second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the first in which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland California, and involves a crime whose exposure is hastened by the death of a parrot.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(). Many readers have given The Chinese Parrot very high ratings in Amazon’s reviews for this book; In The Mystery Lover’s Companion [New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., ) Art Bourgeau rates it five daggers (his highest rating for a book).

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Charlie Chan-the famous and popular Chinese-Hawaiian police detective-has entertained his audience through several different mediums, from the written word to the movie screen, A number of authors have turned their pens to the character, but, in fact, Charlie Chan appeared originally in just six novels written by Earl Derr Biggers between and /5.

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parrot translate: 鸚鵡, 鸚鵡學舌般地複述,機械地複述. Learn more in the Cambridge English-Chinese traditional Dictionary. The Chinese Parrot (Charlie Chan Mysteries) by Biggers, Earl Derr Book The Fast. $ Free shippingSeller Rating: % positive. The Chinese Parrot by Earl Derr Biggers - Antique Book, PenelopeCatVintage.

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The Chinese parrot: a novel by Earl Derr Biggers; 10 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Charlie Chan (Fictitious character), Fiction in English, Police. New York: Collier Books, Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 8vo - over 7¾. The Chinese Parrot () is the second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers.

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Celebrated cases of Charlie Chan [microform]: including: The house without a key. The Chinese parrot. Behind that curtain. The black camel. Charlie Chan carries on. parrot translations: 鹦鹉, 鹦鹉学舌般地复述,机械地复述. Learn more in the Cambridge English-Chinese simplified Dictionary. The Complete Charlie Chan - Six Unabridged Novels, the House Without a Key, the Chinese Parrot, Behind That Curtain, the Black Camel, Charlie Chan Car | Charlie Chan is a Chinese Hero, solving mysteries with wit and courage.

Biggers created the character because he disliked the negative stereotypes around Asian people at the time. : Benediction Classics. Written in the simple and melodramatic style of the 's, this second Charlie Chan mystery still holds up to today's standards as a very engaging and enjoyable crime novel.

With a lighthearted pen, humor, romance, action and adventure to blend with murder and mischief, The Chinese Parrot is a delightful mystery that would be enjoyed by all/5(5). The Chinese Parrot () is the second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers.

It is the first in which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland California, and involves a crime whose exposure is hastened by the death of a parrot. The bilingual parrot (Chinese and English) is an African grey parrot, though most book covers take liberties and depict it as a more colorful bird.

In The House Without a Key: Four and Counting, I detailed how I read each of Biggers’ six mysteries four times, in order, and how, because I was growing older and presumably smarter as I read them. The Chinese Parrot - Earl Derr Biggers () I thought this was great fun. Biggers has created some very American characters here and his gift for snappy dialogue makes the book all the more enjoyable.

Tony, the African gray parrot of the title, is quite a mimic and in addition to spouting forth Chinese phrases he also squawks out. The Chinese Parrot by Earl Derr Biggers,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

THE CHINESE PARROT is a fairly good Charlie Chan mystery which takes place mostly at a ranch in the California desert. Charlie spends part of his time disguised as a Chinese cook while working on the case. Earl Biggers is the author of just six Charlie Chan novels and I consider all of them to be entertaining/5(42).

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