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Murder in Japan Japanese Stories of Crime and Detection by John L. Apostolou

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Published by Dembner Books .
Written in English


  • Social life and customs,
  • Mystery and detective stories,
  • Japanese Prose,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Translations into English,
  • Short stories,
  • Detective and mystery stories, Japanese,
  • Fiction,
  • Detective and mystery stories,,
  • Japan

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8391147M
ISBN 100934878870
ISBN 109780934878876

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