All She Was Worth
Publish date: April 1st 1997
Publisher: Kodansha International
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
This detective novel was engrossing. Our protagonist, Honma is a police officer on medical leave. He really has no authority whatsoever at this time and tries to concentrate on getting better but is restless. In comes his deceased wife's cousin's son whose fiancee has suddenly disappeared and need...
this is a good book! I find Keigo Higashino unreadable, so Miyabe Miyuki's work does deserve the 1992 and 1993 medals it won. there's so much J-detective fiction being translated, that one must pick and choose, and Miyabe did successfully advance her genre, adding a tightly-written, deft work with b...
Just great.... Smart, thoughtful, intricate, noir, hip...
The first of Miyabe's work to be translated to English (she is a huge bestseller in Japan) revolves around a missing person case that morphs in stolen identity with elements of the Japanese system of credit and bankrupcty thrown in
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