epub won't show characters


I have this epub novel, which I can open on PC or on iBook, but when trying to open it with Pleco (iPad or iPhone), it just shows gibberish, like if there was an encoding issue.
Is there a way to fix this?

See on the attached pics how it shows in Pleco and iBook.
Thanks, Pierre


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Looks like the encoding isn't being detected correctly in Pleco - could you run it through an ebook processing app like Calibre to convert it to plaintext? (if you email a copy to support we can try to fix this for a future update)
I'd never used Calibre before; I tried to re-encode it in epub, specifying UTF-16, and it worked. Thanks for the suggestion of using that program!