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The thief / Fuminori Nakamura ; translated from the Japanese by Satoko Izumo and Stephen Coates.

The thief

Nakamura, Fuminori, 1977- (Author).
Izumo, Satoko. (Added Author).
Coates, Stephen. (Added Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Fiction Nakamura (Text) 31307019891987 Storage Available -
West Leonard Fiction Nakamura (Text) 31307019892001 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616950217
  • ISBN: 1616950218
  • Physical Description: 211 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Soho Crime, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Suri.
First published in 2009 in Japan.
Summary, etc.:
The Thief is a seasoned pickpocket. Anonymous in his tailored suit, he weaves in and out of Tokyo crowds, stealing wallets from strangers so smoothly sometimes he doesn't even remember the snatch. Most people are just a blur to him, nameless faces from whom he chooses his victims. He has no family, no friends, no connections. But he does have a past, which finally catches up with him when Ishikawa, his first partner, reappears in his life, and offers him a job he can't refuse. It's an easy job: tie up an old rich man, steal the contents of the safe. No one gets hurt. Only the day after the job does he learn that the old man was a prominent politician, and that he was brutally killed after the robbery. And now the Thief is caught in a tangle even he might not be able to escape.
Subject: Thieves > Japan > Fiction.
Tokyo (Japan) > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
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