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The Chinese parrot

The Chinese parrot

Biggers, Earl Derr, 1884-1933, author

When heiress Sally Jordan is forced to sell a valuable set of pearls, they are sold to the Wall Street financier P.J. Madden through a local jeweller named Alexander Eden. The pearls are to be delivered to Madden in New York by Charlie Chan and the jeweller's son, Bob. However, plans change and the pearls must be taken to Madden's ranch in the Californian desert. But there, mysteriously, a Chinese speaking parrot dies, followed closely by a member of the household. Chan goes undercover to investigate and solves a number of crimes...whilst Bob Eden meets a beautiful young woman

Paperback, Large print, Book. English. Mystery fiction. Large type books.
Large print edition.
Published Leicester: Thorpe, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Earl Derr Biggers
ISBN: 1444814958, 9781444814958
Intended audience: Adult.
Note: Originally published: Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1926; London: Harrap, 1927.
Physical Description: 416 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series: Charlie Chan ; bk.2; Ulverscroft series
Subject: Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character) Fiction.