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Tokyo Zangyo by Michael Pronko

Zangyo – or overtime – is what keeps the corporate wheels turning in Japan, and American author Michael Pronko’s newest novel, the fourth in the Detective Hiroshi series, examines the cost of this pressure to succeed. When a top-level manager at Senden Central is found…
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Unknown Male

Unknown Male is the third in Nicholás Obregón’s Inspector Iwata series and sees the detective return from his exile in Los Angeles to investigate the murder of a British exchange student in Tokyo’s seedy underworld. Initially Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police suspect a connection with the murders…
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Unknown Male

Written by Nicholás Obregón — Unknown Male is the third in the Inspector Iwata series which began in 2017 with Blue Light Yokahama. The series was conceived by Obregón while he was travelling on a bullet train from Hiroshima to Kyoto, and, like the earlier…
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Newcomer

Written by Keigo Higashino, translated by Giles Murray — The translations of The Devotion of Suspect X and Malice have put Japanese author Keigo Higashino on the map in English-speaking countries, at least among those who enjoy discovering crime books from other cultures around the…
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