November 20, 2020

Book Review: The Honjin Murders by Seishi Yokomizo

 

Review by JapaneseCustomer.com









Title: The Honjin Murders

By Seishi Yokomizo

Translated by Lousie Heal Kawai

Pages: 189

ISBN: 978-1-78227-500-8

Publisher: PushkinPress.com




"Set in 1937, a sleepy village town in Japan becomes the scene of a bizarre crime.


The wedding of a local landlord who is a relative of the local hotel which was famous for being a stop for feudal lords on the way to Tokyo to pay respects to the emperor creates a buzz that is soon hushed.


The spying of a mystery visitor prior to the wedding who has only three fingers and a strange appearance gets the locals gossiping wildly with suspicion.


Amateur detective Kosuke Kindaichi is called to investigate.


What will he find?"


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