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内田康夫

Overview
Works: 518 works in 1,856 publications in 4 languages and 4,370 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, Japanese  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PL863.U24, FIC
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Most widely held works by 内田康夫
The Togakushi legend murders by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of one of Nagano Prefecture's most prominent businessmen is found propped against a tree on Poison Plain, home of the legendary Demoness Maple, Inspector Takemura finds himself searching for the killer with the help and hindrance of an esteemed Tokyo professor and a beautiful university student. As the bodies begin to multiply in the sleepy mountain town of Togakushi, the three learn that the resemblance of the murders to those of regional folklore is more than a coincidence. This novel based on Japanese legend and written by famed author Yasuo Uchida will mesmerize mystery buffs
Swallows by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tou ming de yi shu by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The editor of the book "History and Journey" asks Detective Asami to help find the truth behind his friend's supposed suicide. The deceased's daughter insists that her father did not commit suicide, and the detective investigates, using the "Invisible Will" as a clue
Hyōsetsu no satsujin by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Japanese and Korean and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unnatural death occured in the northmost Japan, Rishiritou Island. The only clues are a piece of mysterious messege and a CD. The cry out of sadness can be heard behind sophisticated strategy
Xiao shi yu xu wu dao zhong by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dead body was found in Oumeyama Mountain in a weird shape of begging Zen priest. Detective Mitsuhiko Asami was suspicious about the fact that the victim, as an excellent performer of syakuhachi, refused to perform Takiochi. Asami drove to Izu on the same day and saw begging Zen priest at Syuzenji Temple. Is this a coincidence? Eventually, a mysterious word " The Way Lost" appeared before Asami
Shanghai mi gong by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yokohama satsujin jiken : chōhen suiri shōsetsu by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female TV reporter and a male coworker were killed in Yokohama. Fujimoto Beniko, who works for Yokohama TV and Hamaji Motoko, the child of the killed man tried to find the connection between the two cases
Narayama o koeta onna by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shinkirō by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kane by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Senrei Temple near Asami's house has a bell that drips blood. Soon, a dead man was found in Odakawa whose face had a bell-shaped wound. Asami Mitsuhiko and the beautiful younger sister of the victim traveled to Shikoku Takamatsu and Takaoka to trace the puzzle of the bell
Kōfuku no tegami : kakioroshi chōhen misuterī by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noriko Nakamura, who worked in the editorial department of a traveling magazine, received a sinister chain letter. The letter reads "if you do not send out letters with this same content, you won't get happiness" in your life. Thinking the letter as a prank, Noriko did not take it seriously. However, just half a month later, murders occured one after another around Noriko
Asuka no Miko by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murahisa, a 24-year-old employee at an advertisement company was in love with Etsuko. However, one day, Etsuko suddenly disappeared from Murahisa. The dark rumor about a large company, mysterious serial murder, the secrets about the birth of Etsuko, the key of the case was a painting that Etsuko gave to Murahisa
Tsugaru satsujin jiken : chōhen suiri shōsetsu by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a hotel in Tokyo, a bookstore owner was killed. A portrait of Dazai Osamu disappeared from the murder spot. What did the memorandum "Cosmos, misery ..." mean? The victim was the host of a club called "Travelling Club to Tsugaru", so Asami Mitsuhiko went to the participants of the club for their itinerary. Kanida-Kanagi-Gosyogawara, there he found several unbelieveable pieces of evidence
Chūō kōzōtai by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kurenai no hito" satsujin jiken by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prosperous pianist Misato Yuduru met an unknown man in his father Hantaro's birthday party. That man gave Yuduru a message and asked him to give it to his father. Hantaro's face darkened when he saw the message, which reads "Hanaichimonme". What does this message means to Hantaro?
Ōgon no ishibashi by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous detective Mitsuhiko Asami received a request from a actor named Takuo Eki. Eki said his mother who lived in Kagoshima is threatened after she got an ancient document called "Golden Stone Bridge" from a mysterious man. Asami therefore went to Kagoshima, but he suddenly realized that he has gotten himself involved in a murder case
Tenkawa densetsu satsujin jiken by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in Japanese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kazunori, the head of Suijyoryu School, had two grandchildren, Kazutaka and Hidemi. There were rumors about which one of the two grandchildren will be the successor of Suijyoryu in local town. However, Kazutaka died mysteriously in performing a dance on stage. And Kazunori also disappeared without any reason. On the other hand, a salary-man died in a business street in Shinjuku. Around his body was found an amulet called Isuzu from Tenkawa Shrine. What is the connection between Kawashima and Mizukami Family?
Kōjo no reikyū by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The connection between the murder in Umarou and the murder of an female office worker in Tokyo is a legend of Princess Kazunomiya who married an ordinary person. Asami Mitsuhiko and a college student who was also involved in this case had to face another murder
Himeshima satsujin jiken : Chōhen suiri shōsetsu, kakioroshi by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful man's son in Himeshima is brutally murdered after threatening famous detective Asami. What secrets are hidden on this legendary island?
Hana no shita nite by Yasuo Uchida( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magazine reporter was poisoned in Kyoto, the host for International Flower Arrangement Symposium. What does his last word "Interesting Thing" right before his death refer to? The background is set in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan well known for it beautiful cherry blossom, Mitsuhiko Asami tried to unveil the truth of the serial murders
 
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Alternative Names
Uchida, Yasuo

Uchida, Yasuo 1934-

Uchida, Yasuo, 1934-2018

Uchida Yasuo Japanese detective writer and novelist

Uchida Yasuo Japans detectiveschrijver

Утида, Ясуо

내전강부 1934-

우치다 야수오 1934-

ウチダ, ヤスオ

ウチダ, ヤスオ 1934-

ウチダ, ヤスオ, 1934-2018

内田, 康夫

内田保男

内田保雄

内田康夫.

内田康夫 1934-

内田康夫, 1934-2018

内田康男

內田輕夫

內田靖夫

Languages
Japanese (249)

Chinese (12)

English (12)

Korean (1)