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Grotesque

Author: Natsuo Kirino; Rebecca L Copeland
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two prostitutes have been murdered in Tokyo. 20 years previously both women were educated at an elite school, and both exhibited exceptional promise prior to their brutal, unnecessary deaths. How and why did this tragedy occur?
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natsuo Kirino; Rebecca L Copeland
ISBN: 9781843432708 1843432706 9781846550584 1846550580
OCLC Number: 123293449
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: "First published with the title Gurotesuku by Bungei Shunju, Tokyo"--Title page verso.
Description: 467 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Gurotesuku.
Responsibility: Natsuo Kirino ; translated from the Japanese by Rebecca Copeland.

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Yuriko had been working as a prostitute all her life. Kazue chose to walk the streets at night where she hoped to get noticed. Both women exhibited exceptional promise prior to their brutal deaths.  Read more...

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