A movie star, a politician's nephew, and a photograph with compromising implications, Gao Ming (Sherlock Holmes) faces a high stakes case involving the international community of 1920's Shanghai. With the trusty Dr. Watson at his side, Sherlock finds himself pitted against the beautiful Hu Die, a star of Chinese cinema. Will Sherlock retrieve the picture in time or will Hu Die outwit the master of deduction?
Level 2 is intended for Chinese learners at a low intermediate level. Most learners who have been able to comfortably read Mandarin Companion Level 1 should be able to read this book. This series is designed to combine simplicity of characters with an easy-to-understand storyline that helps learners grow their vocabulary and language comprehension abilities. The more they read, the better they will become at reading and grasping the Chinese language.