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2009 "First edition. 2009" stated; translated by Deborah Stuhr Iwabuchi; Kodansha International publishers, Tokyo, New York, London; hardbound with yellow pictoral front board and black lettering on spine; very good condition, appears unread; dust jacket very good.  Wonderful condition.


Miyuki Miyabe -

Miyuki Miyabe (宮部みゆき Miyabe Miyuki, born 1960) is a Japanese writer of genre fiction. She has won numerous Japanese literary awards, including the Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for New Writers, the Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for Literature, the Shiba Ryotaro Prize, the Yamamoto Shūgorō Prize, and the Naoki Prize. Her work has been widely adapted for film, television, manga, and video games, and has been translated into over a dozen languages.


Plot -

A fierce typhoon strikes Tokyo one night, flooding the city streets.  Someone removes a manhole cover, and a little boy out searching for his pet goes missing and is believed drowned in the sewers.  Is it murder?


These events throw together a struggling journalist named Kosaka with two young men who may or may not have psychic powers.  Forming an unlikely alliance, the three dig into the boy's disappearance.  However, as a series of inexplicable events unfold, Kosaka wonders if his new young acquaintances haven't snared him in some kind of strange con game...



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