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Bloomsbury, 2008 - Fathers - 185 pages
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The Follow Up To In The Miso Soup, Piercing Confirms Ryu Murakami As The Master Of The Psycho-Thriller Every Night, Kawashima Masayuki Creeps From His Bed And Watches Over His Baby Girl S Crib While His Wife Sleeps. But This Is No Ordinary Domestic Scene. He Has An Ice Pick In His Hand, And A Barely Controllable Desire To Use It. Deciding To Confront His Demons, Kawashima Sets Into Motion A Chain Of Events Seeming To Lead Inexorably To Murder&

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User Review  - AHS-Wolfy - LibraryThing

When a book opens with a man standing over his own child's cot with an ice pick in his hand wondering if he's going to use it or not you know you're not in for a pleasant or cheery read. This is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - clfisha - LibraryThing

Having thoroughly enjoyed the eerie, soullessness of In the Miso Soup I jumped at the chance when I saw this on offer. I wish I hadn't bothered. Part of the problem is that it starts with such a ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Renaissance man for the modern age, Ryu Murakami has played drums for a rock group, made movies and hosted a TV talk show. His first novel, Almost Transparent Blue, written while he was still a student, was awarded Japan's most coveted literary prize and went on to sell over a million copies. He is also the author of In the Miso Soup and Audition, both published in English by Bloomsbury.

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