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The lady killer / Masako Togawa ; translated by Simon Grove.

The lady killer

Togawa, Masako, 1933-2016 author. (Author).
Grove, Simon, translator. (Added Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Fiction Togawa (Text) 31307023416557 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1782273646
  • ISBN: 9781782273646
  • Physical Description: 222 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Pushkin Vertigo, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"The Lady Killer was first published in Japanese by Kodansha in 1963"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
A classic mystery from one of Japan's best-loved crime writers The Lady Killer leads a double life in the shadow world of Tokyo's singles bars and nightclubs. By day a devoted husband and hard worker, by night he cruises nightclubs cafes and cinemas in search of lonely single women to seduce. But now the hunter is being hunted, and in his wake lies a trail of gruesome murders. Who is the culprit? The answer lies tangled in a web of clues, and to find it he must accept that nothing is what it seems. This is a moody, brilliantly plotted mystery from the writer dubbed 'the P.D. James of Japan'.
Language Note:
"First English translation [from the Japanese] published by Dodd, Mead & Company, 1986"--Cover.
Subject: Tokyo (Japan) > Fiction.
Murderers > Japan > Tokyo > Fiction.
Nightlife > Japan > Tokyo > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
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