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    Another unsolved 1930s murder : Beijing, China

    BEIJING The Fox Tower in southeastern Beijing, a centuries-old fortress-like building with deep-set red windows and curving eaves, has stood through the fall of the Qing Dynasty, the reign of Mao Tse-tung and the crush of urban development.

    But for 45-year-old Sinologist Paul French, one historical event stands out above the rest: One morning in 1937, the mutilated corpse of a 19-year-old British woman was found at the base of the tower, her organs removed with surgical precision.

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    Thanks for the heads up, I'm going to get this book now.
    You know what the three most exciting sounds in the world are? Anchor chains, plane motors and train whistles......George Bailey

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