The Lady Killer (Paperback)
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The Lady Killer (Paperback)

(author), (translator)
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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 26/04/2018
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A dizzying tale oflust and murder, from one of Japan's greatest mysterywriters. A hunter prowls the night spotsof Shinjuku But he's the one walking into a trap... IchiroHonda leads a double life: by day a devoted husband and a diligent worker, bynight he moves through the shadow world of Tokyo's cabaret bars and nightclubsin search of vulnerable women to seduce and then abandon. But when a trail ofbodies seems to appear in his wake, the hunter becomes the prey and Ichirorealises he has been caught in a snare. Has he left it too late to free himselfbefore time runs out?

Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 9781782273646
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'Full of subtly menacing tensions and sharp psychological insights, told in lean, sparsely ornamented style. This one is a must for the discerning reader.' - Kirkus

'Long established in Japan, [Togawa's] books have benefited from sensitive translation to enjoy a well-deserved second life.' - Daily Mail

'The PD James of Japan.' - Times Literary Supplement

'There's a great and distinct timbre to this book ... it certainly has the cleverness ultimately to keep a genre reader really satisfied.' - The Bookbag

"Even when you think you know just where the book is headed... you don't... Thoroughly enjoyable." - David's Book World

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