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But in the minus column, a couple of pages demand to be skipped where a lawyer spouts exposition on the dangers to, and legal standing of heretofore not a A decent police procedural this, with lots of good touches but a few flaws. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The search itself is fascinating, as imyuki the detective and the people he meets in the course of his search.

Still popular today, the book has so far printed over 2. Gak perlu epilog dan penjelasan berkepanjangan. Japan is a very different culture to my own and I enjoyed being immersed in a somewhat alien world.

Lalu, tanpa menyadarinya, si wanita yang menjadi Shoko Sekine, naik kembali. The book is still good, particularly as insight into Japanese society and culture in the s.

The reminder that it also goes beyond credit card debt. Wealth and power lead to crime, and also make it difficult for justice to be done.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I was egged on to read the book by my curiosity concerning the motives of fugitive character. Amazon recommended the book to me based on my appreciation of Natsuo Kirino’s novels. Books by Miyuki Miyabe. I love the way Ms Miyabe narrates things, so lyrical, yet it stays in your head for long.

Or not so simply: I like these sorts of reads, and it looks like the author has similar books out there. The next part that I didn’t get was how her husband left her because he overheard her mumbling that she wished her father was dead. Refresh and try again. It reminds me of my pre-teen era when I spent of my days reading detective novels before I switched it to more literature books during Uni years. But please, o “as you well know” scenes again.


Jun 01, Sabrina rated it liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Our detective has to piece together who this woman really is, and what happened to the woman that she has replaced.

Sangat banyak sekali tokoh-tokoh yang terdapat didalam novel ini, sehingga membuat saya sedikit bingung untuk mengingat setiap tokohnya, ditambah lagi dengan nama-nama orang Jepang yang sulit untuk diingat. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Berapa banyak yang sedang menghancurkan diri sendiri dan orang-orang terdekat secara pelan-pelan?

Miyuki Miyabe is one of Japan’s leading mystery writers. Shoko seorang yatim-piatu, anak tunggal yang datang dari Utsunomiya menuju Tokyo.


Published May 12th by Mariner Books first published July 1st Looking for beautiful books? May 18, the gift rated it it was amazing Shelves: Novel ini juga memiliki alur maju dari awal hingga sh, walaupun ada sedikit alur wortj ketika dalam percakapan untuk menceritakan kehidupan Shoko Sekine dan kehidupan pelaku yang mencuri identitasnya sebelum mereka berdua menghilang.

I suppose I should just be glad I got my tutorial on Wotrh credit history and shut my mouth. Criminals commit their crimes purely for personal reasons: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Apr 07, El rated it liked it Shelves: She is another woman, who took the identity of Sekine — without being aware of Sekine’s own dark past. My This is quite readable, though I’m not entirely sure why.

I’ll be keeping an eye out for other books by her; I’m impressed by her tightly knit story and it’s clear to me she has skillz in the “pulp” department. I’m surro I was on board with this book almost entirely through, but then somewhere in the last chapter or two felt that the “answer” was a bit less interesting than I had hoped when I went into the reading. Bukan pencarian identitas si pembunuh, pun korban yang ikut terbunuh. But if selling her and her mother into prostitution isn’t physical harm, I don’t know what is.


Novel pertama dari Miyabe yang saya baca, tapi motifnya begitu kuat dan rill di mata saya. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’m surrounded by people who are paying off debts from before I even knew them, and I know how insidious the whole debt thing can be by observation.

Ia bekerja sebagai hostess di sebuah bar malam, lantas mendapat banyak cercaan dari rekan dan kerabatnya di Utsunomiya. It has been translated into English and French, both to wide acclaim. The thing is, those descriptions weren’t even really necessary; the story got that message through without them.

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And the ending felt like Miyabe was tired of telling the story. And also because he feels increasing sympathy for both the victim and the criminal: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

But the details of Honma’s investigation, the bits of his family life, the fine grains of Shoko Sekine’s own adventures, fit together like a puzzle, forming a compelling whole of their own.