Six Four: A Novel

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Picador; Reprint edition (February 6, 2018)
Shipping Weight:
15.5 ounces
Product Dimensions:
6 x 1.1 x 8.2 inches
Jonathan Lloyd-Davies,Hideo Yokoyama

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International BestsellerOne ofNew York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of the YearWinner of the Best Japanese Crime Fiction of the Year AwardAn Award-Winning Phenomenon in Its Native Japan and Already a Critically Celebrated Top-Ten Bestseller in the United Kingdom, Hideo YokoyamasSix Fouris an Unforgettable Novel by a Literary Master at the Top of His Form.For five days, the parents of a seven-year-old Japanese schoolgirl sat and listened to the demands of their daughters kidnapper. They would never learn his identity. And they would never see their daughter alive again.Fourteen years later, the mystery remains unsolved. The police departments press officerYoshinobu Mikami, a former detective who was involved in the original case and who is now himself the father of a missing daughteris forced to revisit the botched investigation. The stigma of the case known as Six Four has never faded; the polices failure remains a profound source of shame and an unending collective responsibility.Mikami does not aspire to solve the crime. He has worked in the department for his entire career, and while he has his own ambitions and loyalties, he is hoping simply to reach out to the victims family and to help finally put the notorious case to rest. But when he spots an anomaly in the files, he uncovers secrets he never could have imagined. He would never have even looked if hed known what he would find.Already a bestseller in Japan and the United Kingdom, this cinematic crime novel suffused with fascinating cultural details follows a police department reinvestigating a chilling kidnapping that stumped them fourteen years earlier.Entertainment Weekly's The Must List


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