The Aosawa Murders

The Aosawa Murders

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"In the 1960s 17 people die of cyanide poisoning at a large party at the Aosawas, owners of a prominent clinic in an ancient castle city on the coast of the Sea of Japan. The only survivor is their teenage daughter Hisako, blind, beautiful, admired by all, but soon suspected of masterminding the crime." -- Publisher.
Publisher: London : Bitter Lemon Press, 2020
Copyright Date: ©2005
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY OND PBK
Characteristics: 315 pages ; 20 cm
ISBN: 9781912242245
1912242249

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This unconventional literary mystery is haunting in style, substance, and effect as its author indirectly probes a shocking mass murder through the piecemeal memories of those touched by it. Rare for a mystery novel, it would be an excellent discussion book and deserves re-reading. Recommended by... Read More »


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Steve_Read
Jun 15, 2020

An intriguing book but very confusing & ultimately unsatisfying. I would have to read it again to fully appreciate it, I think.

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