Tokyo Zodiac Murders

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Astrologer, fortune-teller, and self-styled detective Kiyoshi Mitarai must in one week solve a mystery that has baffled Japan for 40 years. Who murdered the artist Umezawa, raped and killed his daughter, and then chopped up the bodies of six others to create Azoth, the supreme woman?

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In this classic Japanese locked room mystery an amateur detective investigates a string of gruesome unsolved murders 
 
Astrologer, fortuneteller, and self-styled detective Kiyoshi Mitarai must solve a macabre murder mystery that has baffled Japan for 40 years-in just one week. With the help of his freelance illustrator friend, Kiyoshi sets out to answer the questions that have haunted the country ever since: Who murdered the artist Umezawa, raped and killed his daughter, and then chopped up the bodies of six others to create Azoth, ‘the perfect woman’?
 
With maps, charts, and other illustrations, this story of magic and illusion-pieced together like a great stage tragedy-challenges the reader to unravel the mystery before the final curtain falls.

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Weight 0.221 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 13 × 2 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

316

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

895.636 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K