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Shinju
by Laura Joh Rowland




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In the most fascinating and evocative novel of ancient Japan since Shogun. A mysterious suicide launches an unorthodox investigation. When beautiful, wealthy Yukiko and artist Nuryioshi are found dead from ritual double love suicide, or Shinju, one man is not satisfied with the official report. Investigator Sano disobeys direct orders when he delves into his city& 39;s secrets to unlock the truth.

"Nearly impossible to put down." --The Washing Post Book World

"An exotic and beguiling mystery story: a tour de force of imagination." --Robert Harris, author of Fatherland

"Intriguing...an interesting...exciting tale." --The New York Times Book Review

- Nominated for the prestigious Hammett Prize.

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Overview

In the most fascinating and evocative novel of ancient Japan since Shogun. A mysterious suicide launches an unorthodox investigation. When beautiful, wealthy Yukiko and artist Nuryioshi are found dead from ritual double love suicide, or Shinju, one man is not satisfied with the official report. Investigator Sano disobeys direct orders when he delves into his city& 39;s secrets to unlock the truth.

"Nearly impossible to put down." --The Washing Post Book World

"An exotic and beguiling mystery story: a tour de force of imagination." --Robert Harris, author of Fatherland

"Intriguing...an interesting...exciting tale." --The New York Times Book Review

- Nominated for the prestigious Hammett Prize.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780061009501
  • ISBN-10: 0061009504
  • Publisher: HarperTorch
  • Publish Date: May 2001
  • Page Count: 448
  • Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.2 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds


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