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Kirino, Natsuo 1951-

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Works: 154 works in 440 publications in 9 languages and 6,180 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Fantasy fiction  Pictorial works  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction 
Classifications: PL855.I566, 895.635
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Publications by Natsuo Kirino
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Most widely held works by Natsuo Kirino
Out by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,481 libraries worldwide
After strangling her husband, Masako Katori, a middle-aged wife and mother working the night shift at a Tokyo factory, enlists the aid of four co-workers to conceal the crime
Grotesque by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
In the wake of the brutal murders of two Tokyo prostitutes, Yuriko and Kazue, Yuriko's older sister describes the three women's education at a prestigious girls' high school, where a strict societal conventions determine the courses of their lives
Real world by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
"In a crowded Tokyo suburb, four teenage girls indifferently wade their way through a hot, smoggy summer. When one of them, Toshi, discovers that her nextdoor neighbor has been brutally murdered, the girls suspect the killer is the neighbor's son. But when he flees, taking Toshi's bike and cell phone with him, the four girls get caught up in a tempest of dangers that rise from within them as well as from the world around them."--Publisher's description
The goddess chronicle by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
In a place like no other, on a mystical island in the shape of tear drop, two sisters are born into a family of oracles. Beautiful Kamikuu is admired far and wide; Namima, small but headstrong, learns to live in her older sister's shadow. On her sixth birthday, Kamikuu is chosen as the next Oracle, while Namima is forced to become the goddess of darkness, destined to spend eternity guiding the spirits of the deceased to the underworld. As the sisters serve opposite fates, so begins a journey that will take Namima from her first experience of love to scalding betrayal
Tōkyōjima = Tokyo-jima by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Out by Natsuo Kirino( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
This mesmerizing novel tells the story of a brutal murder in the staid Tokyo suburbs, as a young mother who works the night shift making boxed lunches strangles her abusive husband and then seeks the help of her coworkers to dispose of the body and cover up her crime. The coolly intelligent Masako emerges as the plot's ringleader, but quickly discovers that this killing is merely the beginning, as it leads to a terrifying foray into the violent underbelly of Japanese society
Yawaraka na hoho by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Japanese and Korean and held by 99 libraries worldwide
De nachtploeg by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Vier vrouwen werken in de nachtploeg in een bedrijf in Tokio. Wanneer een van hen in een woedeaanval haar man wurgt, die vreemd gaat, gokverslaafd is en haar mishandelt, vraagt ze hulp aan de andere drie. Bevat harde beschrijvingen
Echte wereld by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Vier Japanse tienermeisjes raken steeds meer verstrikt in het web van een leeftijdgenoot die zijn moeder heeft vermoord
Love hotels : the hidden fantasy rooms of Japan by Misty Keasler( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Grotesk by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 78 libraries worldwide
In Tokio zijn twee prostituees, die twintig jaar eerder samen op een elitaire school zaten, vermoord
Gurotesuku by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Japanese and Korean and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Gyokuran by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Zangyakuki by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Tamamoe! by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Riaru wārudo = Real world by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Japanese and Korean and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Metabora = Metabola by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 45 libraries worldwide
In = In by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Japanese and Korean and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Dāku = Dark by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Japanese and Korean and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Nani ka aru by Natsuo Kirino( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 44 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hashioka, Mariko, 1951-
Kirino, Nacuo, 1951-
Kirino, Natsuo
Kirino, Natsuo, 1951-
Mariko Hashioka 1951-....
Natsuo Kirino.
Natsuo Kirino 1951-....
Nobara Noemi 1951-....
Noemi Nobara 1951-....
キリノ, ナツオ, 1951-
野原 野枝実 1951-....
桐野, 夏生, 1951-....
桐野夏生, 1951-
橋岡 まり子 1951-....
Languages
Japanese (75)
English (68)
Dutch (9)
Korean (7)
Chinese (5)
Italian (2)
Indonesian (1)
Russian (1)
Czech (1)
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