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Kodansha International, 1970 - Fiction - 159 pages
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User Review  - timjones - LibraryThing

I very much enjoyed this combination of a complex plot with deceptively simple and elegant writing. Well worth a read whether you're into mysteries, Japan, or trains that run on time! Read full review

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User Review  - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing

This is a more conventional murder mystery than Villain. Two bodies are found on a rocky beach at dawn. Initially, the deaths are classified as a "love suicide", and the case is officially closed ... Read full review


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The creator of the social detective story, Seicho is credited with reviving the mystery genre after World War II. He began writing in his middle age and has produced over 450 fiction and nonfiction works.

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