The 8 Mansion Murders by Takemaru Abiko (1989)

Witty and clever Why I picked up the book: This is another shin honkaku mystery – Japanese mysteries that aby by the golden age mystery rules. So I already go into it knowing I will love it and the solution will be fair! These are fantastic brain puzzles. Inspector Kyozo, his accident-prone assistant Kinoshita andContinue reading “The 8 Mansion Murders by Takemaru Abiko (1989)”

The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo (1972) Review

Atmospheric and clever Detective Kosuke Kindaichi #6 Why I picked up the book: I have recently read a Japanese classic murder mystery and fell in love with the style. I am now on a chase to find as many shin honkaku and contemporary Japanese mystery/thrillers possible. The Inugami Curse was both a book that IContinue reading “The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo (1972) Review”