The Hunter

The Hunter

A Detective Takako Otomichi Mystery

Book - 2006
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From award-winning author Asa Nonami comes her first English-language publication. Introducing Tokyo detective Takako Otomichi, who teams with a veteran detective to solve a bizarre murder. Their inquiry takes a whole new tack when bite marks on the victim are linked to a series of fatal attacks by a wolflike predator. Kodansha International In The Hunter, the first English translation of the atmospheric, gritty and character-driven work of prize-winning, bestselling Japanese writer Asa Nonami, American readers are introduced to Takako Otomichi, a strong, complex female detective
Uniform Title: Kogoeru kiba. English
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International : Distributed in the United States by Kodansha America, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9784770030252
4770030258
Branch Call Number: X
Characteristics: 269 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Carpenter, Juliet Winters

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Jun 29, 2014

A police procedural. A Japanese police procedural. A Japanese police procedural with the main character a woman detective. [When this was first written, the late 1990s, Japanese media had made a heroine out of the first Japanese woman to receive her private pilot's license, so a woman detective was a big deal!] Although not a fan of police procedurals, this one was smartly paced and plotted, with deft interweaving of the main characters' private lives. Nicely done.

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