The Lady Killer by Masako Togawa

The Lady Killer

Pushkin Vertigo

Masako Togawa with Simon Grove (Translator)

fiction crime mystery thriller dark mysterious medium-paced

224 pages

Description

A dizzying tale of lust, mystery, and murder, from the beloved crime writer dubbed 'the P.D. James of Japan' The Lady Killer leads a double life in Tokyo's shadowy underworld. By day, he is a devoted husband and hard worker; by night, he cruises c...
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Moods

dark 100%
mysterious 100%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

3.74