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Review: Death Note

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Robin Brenner

A dark venture into questions of responsibility, passing judgment, and power's insidious ability to corrupt, DEATH NOTE is a title for teens and adults alike. Light, a teen guy from an upstanding family, discovers an abandoned Death Note, a book used by the legendary shinigami (soul reapers) to determine the time and place of each individual's death. Filled with righteous inspiration, Light starts ... Read full review

Review: Death Note, Volumes 14

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Danica Davidson

Light Yagami is a 17yearold who has the highest test scores in Japan and could get into any college he chooses. He's also a mass murderer wanted by police the world over. It all starts because a shinigami is bored. Ryuk, a god of death (known more accurately in Japanese as a shinigami), lets his Death Note be found by a human. The Death Note is a notebook that can kill people, so long as the ... Read full review

Review: Death Note, Volumes 58

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Danica Davidson

Teenager Light Yagami has the power over life and death. He has a Death Note, a notebook from the shinigami, and if he knows a person's real name and what their face looks like, he can kill them. He just needs to write their name down in his notebook and the rest takes care of itself. Light has been killing criminals, thinking it will make the world a better place. However, then he starts killing ... Read full review

Review: Death Note, Volumes 912

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Danica Davidson

Light Yagami will stop at nothing to be the god of his own new world. When he was a teenager, he gained possession of a Death Note, which allowed him to kill people by writing their names in it. He became famous the world over as Kira (a Japanese take on the English “killer”), but no one could catch him. Now Light is in his 20s and is part of the investigation to find Kira. The perfect disguise ... Read full review


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