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All She Was Worth by Miyuki Miyabe

I like these sorts of reads, and it looks like the author has similar books out there. 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. Read more Read less.

Apr 25, Jessica Huwae rated it really liked it Shelves: Japan is a very different culture wortn my own and I enjoyed being immersed in a som A policeman is asked by his nephew to look for wass missing fiance. 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.

It’s like one true emergency and I’ll be niyuki. Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole.

Is she a victim, a killer, or both? Gak perlu epilog dan penjelasan berkepanjangan.


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There was a problem adding sh email address. Semua itu berawal dari keinginan yang lugu dan universal: Yet there are opportunities here for the writer to indulge of some niceties of language, many of which come through despite it being a translation.

The only possible clue seems to lie in her past bankruptcy, a fact discovered by Kurisaka while he and Shoko were shopping together in preparation for their new life. This is quite readable, though I’m not entirely sure why.

As Honma delves into the missing person case, we learn that consumer credit is a relatively new phenomenon in Japan; we learn that the concept of individual rights was only introduced formally after the Allied occupation and had been previously subsumed under family rights; we are shown the pervasive sexism in Japanese business which greatly limits opportunity for women in work; we see a more realistic and at time grimy harsher view of modern Japan.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Published May 12th by Mariner Books first published July 1st The woman, Shoko Sekine, seems not only to have vanished by her own will but to have utterly effaced all traces of her whereabouts. The significance is that the real Shoko had gone through hell with her credit card bankruptcy, but then the fake Shoko Kyoko had taken her place in the chariot and was going to hell in it.

Miyabe is a very popular novelist in Japan, and this novel, her first translated into English, was voted Best Mystery and Best Novel of the Year when published there.


And I’m still relatively young – I have my entire life ahead of me in which to fuck up. Why did she act so shocked? In the Miso Soup.


Batchelder Award in Is this the reason for her flight? Selama narasi berjalan, banyak percabangan ke berbagai hal di luar kasusnya sendiri.

Perempuan cantik itu raib tanpa jejak. Shoko seorang yatim-piatu, anak tunggal yang datang dari Utsunomiya menuju Tokyo.

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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? 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 mmiyuki there.

Pertama kali melihat cover novel ini saya langsung mitabe untuk membacanya. The second type, the noir, takes worthh opposite view, in which crime is the natural result of a fundamentally corrupt society. Kalau ingin cerita dengan banyak mayat bertebaran, thriller kejar-kejaran yang mempertaruhkan nyawa, atau adegan pengungkapan dramatis oleh seorang detektif jenius….

Ordinary people plunge into insurmountable personal debt and fall prey to dangerous webs of underground creditors-so dangerous, in fact, that murder may be the only way out.