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Inspector Imanishi investigates

by Matsumoto, SeichoМ„

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Published by Soho Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSeichō Matsumoto ; translated by Beth Cary.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL856.A8 S813 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p. ;
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2211318M
ISBN 100939149257
LC Control Number89034038

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Inspector Imanishi Investigates is a serious crime novel which starts out with a murdered victim discovered under the tracks of a train in a station. The victim has not been killed by the train; his face was bashed in and he was strangled. This book reminded me of the Martin Beck series by Per Wahloo and Maj Sjowell, where the investigation /5(4). Inspector Imanishi Investigates Paul Estaver, Author, Seicho Matsumoto, Author Soho Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Two families.

Seicho Matsumoto was Japan's most successful thriller writer. His first detective novel, Points and Lines, sold over a million copies in Japan. Vessel of Sand, published in English as Inspector Imanishi Investigates in , sold over four million copies and became a movie box-office hit. By chance, I happened to be reading The Pillow Book while also reading Inspector Imanishi Investigates. The courtly etiquette and mannerisms of that year-old book still linger in Inspector Imanishi, with the polished rituals of letter writing, the messaging through haiku, and even the symbols of old artisan craftsmanship as exemplified /5(12).


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Last read Decem to Decem This author is no longer with us, but I was curious to read at least one of his books.

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Inspector Imanishi Investigates Book Summary and Study Guide. Tokyo Police Inspector Eitaro Imanishi is called upon to solve the mysterious death of an unknown middle-aged man who turns out to be a kindly retired police officer of a rural state.

Ahead, the challenges are many, for the suspected murderer is an artist with famous contacts.Published originally inthis is a book that is reminiscent of its time (there's a technological twist and a highbrow cast of potential villains).

It has stood up well, though, and makes for a substantial and satisfying read (like many Japanese novels, if you took out the details of the meals eaten by the main character it would be   Praise for Inspector Imanishi Investigates "A police procedural in the classic tradition of P.D.

James's Commander Dalgliesh." —The New York Times "Patient, meticulous stories [that] offer an anatomy of a society as much as a picture of a crime." —The Economist "A master crime writer." —Jan van de Wetering, author of Outsider in /5(83).