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In a country that tracks its citizens at every turn, how can two women claim the same identity and then disappear without a trace? Japan is a very different culture to my own and I enjoyed being immersed in a somewhat alien world. Please provide an email address. 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.
A beautiful young woman vanishes, and the detective quickly finds she is not whom she claims to be. This page was last edited on 28 Februaryat Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Dan pembunuhan kali ini pun bukan melibatkan uang sebagai yang diperebutkan, melainkan sebuah identitas. Unlike in the original Japanese book, where Jun walks out on Honma and refuses to believe he has been tricked thereby not playing a role in most of the storyMun-ho helps out Jong-geun in the woryh, despite their differences.
Novel ini juga memiliki alur maju dari awal hingga akhir, walaupun ada sedikit alur mundur ketika dalam percakapan untuk menceritakan kehidupan Shoko Miyuuki dan kehidupan pelaku yang mencuri identitasnya sebelum mereka berdua menghilang. Our detective has to piece together who this woman really is, and what happened to the woman that she has replaced.
A policeman is asked by his nephew to look for his missing fiance. In wprth Miso Soup Paperback. Get to Know Us. See all 58 reviews.
And I’m still relatively young – I have my entire life ahead of me in which to fuck up. She began writing fiction in her early twenties, and made her literary debut in when her short story Warera ga rinjin no hanzai Our Neighbor’s Crime won the All Yomimono Mystery Prize for New Writers. Oct 16, Josh Yates rated it liked it. In fact, the reader will know from fairly early in the novel what the crime is and who committed it.
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Penggunaan latar kota Tokyo menurut saya sangat cocok dengan tema yang diangkat. This was the first I’ve seen by her, off the my beloved clearance shelf at Half Price Books. But please, o “as you well know” scenes again.
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I was egged on to read the book by my curiosity concerning the motives of fugitive character. 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. And for those seeking background mihuki Japanese credit history, this is also a worthwhile find!
There is an element of crusade against the evils of excessive debt and credit which irked a little. Born and raised in the shitamachi section of Tokyo, with its vestiges of the old Edo-period plebeian culture, she continues to live in the area and frequently sets her stories there.
A beautiful young woman vanishes, and the detective quickly finds she was not whom she had claimed to be. Konsumerisme serta pemakaian kartu kredit secara miyjki merupakan tema yang diangkat.
For the Japanese reader it is miyane procedural elements on how one goes about finding someone who is missing and the nature of the consumer finance bubble which may prove most interesting.
Adegan kunjungan ke sebuah kantor, misalnya, terasa begitu hidup sehingga saya bisa mudah memvisualisasikan ruang kantor tersebut. At no point was our sleuth or his kid in any danger; every hunch proved to be correct; and I kept waiting for the twist which never arrived.
But he knew what she was facing, so I don’t get how he could have ended up at that conclusion, particularly given that he was so in love with her that he was willing to go against his family’s wishes to marry her. The story takes place in present-day Japan and the Miyabe does thorough albeit sometimes dull job of describing Japanese consumer culture. Out of the blue a distant relative he hasn’t seen in years comes begging for his help: And I have to say that for an eagerly anticipated thriller, this book had about as much pace as a slug covered in treacle trying to tow a tiny slug-sized cluster of Atlas Balls.
Miyuki Miyabe tidak mengangkat tema detektif yang populer, sebagaimana ada seorang detektif yang hebat, ditemani rekan sejawat yang banyak bicara, lantas penyelidikannya pun ikut menjadikan detektif tersebut menjadi seorang yang harus membereskan masalah tersebut. A great many of young Japanese people manage to get themselves into deep debt — mostly because they found the use of credit cards to be too easy. Is she a victim, a killer, or both? The blurb on the back says that All She Was Worth is an “artful blending of puzzle-solving and social commentary,” and I suppose it does blend those two, but I’m not sure about how artfully it was done.
Yang ia punya hanya kegigihan untuk menelusuri tiap jejak langkah yang ditinggalkan wanita itu, serta kemampuan untuk menghubungkan titik-titik woorth sebuah garis yang tegas.
Jul 25, Patrick Sherriff rated it really liked it Shelves: The original Korean title is Hwacha the cognate of kasha and written with the same hanjahowever, the term in Korean usually refers to arrow aklthe kind used to resist the Japanese invasions by Toyotomi Hideyoshi ‘s naval forces in the 16th century. See and discover other items: I didn’t really understand the relevance of some sub-stories, like the one about Blockhead.
Miyuki Miyabe — is miyuoi prolific author working across a broad spectrum of ,iyabe, including mysteries, crime novels, period fiction, sci-fi, and fantasies for children. It was my first time reading Miyuki Miyabe’s work and I must say that I really enjoyed it. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Semua itu al, dari keinginan yang lugu dan universal: I suppose I should just be glad I got my tutorial on Japanese credit history and shut my mouth.
Berapa banyak yang sedang menghancurkan diri sendiri dan orang-orang terdekat secara pelan-pelan? Will look forward to read more of her works soon.