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Publisher Comments:

From postmodern Renaissance man Ryu Murakami, master of the psychothriller and director of Tokyo Decadence, comes this hair-raising roller-coaster ride through the nefarious neon-lit world of Tokyo’s sex industry. In the Miso Soup tells of Frank, an overweight American tourist who has hired Kenji to take him on a guided tour of Tokyo’s sleazy nightlife. But Frank’s behavior is so strange that Kenji begins to entertain a horrible suspicion—that his new client is in fact the serial killer currently terrorizing the city. It is not until later, however, that Kenji learns exactly how much he has to fear and how irrevocably his encounter with this great white whale of an American will change his life.

Synopsis:

Tokyo tour guide Kenji takes on Frank--a great white whale of an American tourist--and soon begins to suspect that he might be the serial killer that is terrorizing the city.

About the Author

Ryu Murakami, musician, filmmaker, TV talk show host, and novelist, is the author of Almost Transparent Blue, 69, and Coin Locker Babies, which the Washington Post praised as "a knockout . . . a great big pulsating parable."

Ralph McCarthy is the translator of Murakami’s 69 and two collections of stories by Osamu Dazai.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143035695
Translator:
McCarthy, Ralph
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Translator:
McCarthy, Ralph
Author:
Murakami, Ryu
Author:
McCarthy, Ralph
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.10x5.08x.54 in. .37 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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