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For questions about original works or translations by the Dutch Sinologist, novelist, translator, and diplomat (1910–1967). Also called 髙羅佩, van Gulik is best known for his mystery stories set in ancient China and featuring Judge Dee (Di Renjie, c. 630–c.700).

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Does van Gulik's title "The Given Day" specifically mean February 29?

Robert van Gulik's Een gegevan dag was first published in Dutch in 1963 and translated into English by the author as The Given Day the subsequent year. The story takes place on the evening of February ...
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