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City of Refugeby Kenzo Kitakata
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He killed 2 gangsters for the woman he loves, for Makiko. The sensation of the murder on Koji's hands is still fresh. Now he's running from the police as well as the mob.
Unlike your ordinary hero, Koji kidnaps a boy during his getaway. On his trail is "the Old Dog" Detective Takagi.
Another unique gem from the master stylist!
About the Author
Award winning author of The Cage, Winter Sleep, and Ashes, Kenzo Kitakata is the undisputed don of hardboiled and mystery writing in Japan. Of his more than one hundred novels, none have gone out of print.
Awards and Honors:
1982, Japan Adventure Writing Association Award ; Yoshikawa Eiji Award for Sleepless Nights
1983, Japan Adventure Writing Association Award for The Cage
1984, Japan Mystery Writers Association Award for Thirsty Town;Kadokawa Fiction Award for The Past: Remember
1985, Bungei Award for The Street With No Tomorrow
1990, Shibata Renzaburo Prize, Vanquishing Star
2005, Shiba Ryotaro Prize for Tales of the Water Margin
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