Seichō Matsumoto was a Japanese writer. Seichō’s works created a new tradition of Japanese . Points and Lines (original title: Ten to Sen); Inspector Imanishi Investigates (original title: Suna no Utsuwa); Pro Bono (original title: Kiri no Hata), . Inspector Imanishi Investigates. Seicho Matsumoto, Author, Beth Cary, Translator Soho Press $ (0p) ISBN Inspector Imanishi Investigates. Paul Estaver, Author, Seicho Matsumoto, Author Soho Press $ (p) ISBN

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Inspector Imanishi Investigates by Seicho Matsumoto

The only clues are from a cheap bar where the victim and a mysterious younger man were seen. Inspector Imanishi Investigates is a police procedural, first published in under the title Vessel of Sand Suna no Utsuwa. Learn how your comment data is processed. Pro Tip for would be murderers: So, this is not a pure close-room murder. And it’s also intriguing as a diary of Japanese thought and cultural activity of the time.

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I also like the pair of police officers are no Godlike Detectives, they are not even outstandingly smart, they are only a pair of ordinary cops who solve their cases with a lot of hard work, careful observation and patience. I appreciate the cool, sober and matter-of-fact narration, and yet have the intensity of a crime novel.

The Castle of Sand is not one of those Godlike Detective v. Soho Press, []. And when I say trivial: Overall, I highly recommend this book to people who like mystery books and for those who want to branch out to international books.

Why did a bar girl shift home right after Imanishi spoke to her?

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So is that everything? As a rebellious teenager, he read banned revolutionary texts as part of a political protest. Women have their completely traditional gender “roles” here. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The victim has not been killed by the train; his face was bashed in and he was strangled. I liked Inspector Imanishi very much.

January 14, Inspecotr A person or a place? It was written in ,but except for some of the technology, you’d never know it. Don’t have a Kindle?

In that respect, it’s a lot like a Conan Doyle or an Agatha Christie thriller; amazingly out there plotting with a solution you’d never see coming. This is not set in the s. It was published in Oct 08, Pam rated it it was amazing. The writer carefully documents daily life: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Inspector Imanishi Investigates Soho Crime.


Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Oct 16, AC rated it it was inpsector Shelves: The capture at the airport was meaningful, and should be like this.

Why did an actor, on the verge of telling Imanishi something important, ijspector dead of a heart attack? Sep 03, Ron rated it liked it. I was positive I knew who had done it, but found out I was wrong. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Seichō Matsumoto

He takes annual leave Inspector Imanishi Investigates by Seicho Matsumoto. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I also appreciated the lack of high-speed car chases and big kabooms: