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Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination - Rampo Edogawa, James B. Harris, Patricia Welch
Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination
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Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination contains nine bloodcurdling tales by the man widely regarded as the father of Japanese mystery writing.These tales include the strange story of a quadruple amputee and his perverse wife; the record of a man who creates a mysterious chamber of mirrors and... show more
Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination contains nine bloodcurdling tales by the man widely regarded as the father of Japanese mystery writing.These tales include the strange story of a quadruple amputee and his perverse wife; the record of a man who creates a mysterious chamber of mirrors and discovers hidden pleasures within; and the morbid confessions of a maniac who envisions a career of foolproof "psychological" murders. Lucid and packed with suspense, the stories of Edogawa Rampo have enthralled Japanese readers for over half a century.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9784805311936 (4805311932)
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it
4.0 Excellent :)
Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination is a collection of assorted short stories, ranging from straight-up crime stories to detective tales and even some oddities that aspire toward the man who inspired his pen name. The stories were varying levels of engaging, and none ever bored me or prompte...
KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it
The author was clearly influenced by Edgar Allan Poe (in Japanese it is pronounced Edogawa Rampo. I had to repeat it a few many times to connect the names). These short stories are very well written, almost of all them in 1st person. Most of them are mystery, about crimes, and all the characters are...
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