The Lady Killer

The Lady Killer Ichiro Honda Is A Good Looking Computer Expert Who Works In Tokyo, Lives In A Respectable Hotel, And Visits His Wife, In Osaka With Her Wealthy Father, Only On Weekends Behind This Unexceptional Facade, His Life Is Dedicated To The Conquest Of A Never Ending Succession Of Young Women A Secret Apartment Facilitates His Many Phony Identities, A Diary Records Each Seduction Over The Next Months, Three Of Honda S Bedmates Are Murdered He S Eventually Convicted Of Two Of The Killings The Evidence Against Him In Part, Blood And Semen Traces, Lack Of Alibis And His Diary Seems Solid As Granite, But Elderly Kentaro Hatanaka, His Appeal Lawyer, Is A Man Of Sensitivity, Tenacity And Imagination He Needs All Of Those Qualities To Get To The Surprise Spider In This Tightly Woven Web Full Of Subtly Menacing Tensions And Sharp Psychological Insights, Told In Lean, Sparsely Ornamented Style This One Is A Must For The Discerning Reader Kirkus Reviews A good story, almost pulp fiction, when you consider it was originally published in 1963 A married man works out of town and only comes home on weekends He has little interest in his wife and family Instead he lives for his weekly pick up at the out of town bar Suddenly all the women he has recently had sex with are being murdered and he s being hunted by the police as the perpetrator Of course he s being framed And of course, the person framing him is not the person that all the evidence A good story, almost pulp fiction, when you consider it was originally published in 1963 A married man works out of town and only comes home on weekends He has little interest in his wife and family Instead he lives for his weekly pick up at the out of town bar Suddenly all the women he has recently had sex with are being murdered and he s being hunted by the police as the perpetrator Of course h
ber die Autorin Masako Togawa, geb 1933 in Tokio, arbeitete als Nachtclubs ngerin, bevor sie zu schreiben begann und mit vierundzwanzig Jahren in einem Krimiwettbewerb den ersten Preis gewann Ihre meisterlichen psychologischen Kriminalromane sind Bestseller und wurden vielfach preisgekr nt Masako Togawa besitzt einen Nachtclub in Tokio und ist in ganz Japan bekannt f r ihre Romane, Essays und sozialkritischen Beitr ge Sie tritt auch als Fernsehkommentatorin, Schauspielerin und S ngerin auf ber die Autorin Masako Togawa, geb 1933 in Tokio, arbeitete als Nachtclubs ngerin, bevor sie zu schreiben begann und mit vierundzwanzig Jahren in einem Krimiwettbewerb den ersten Preis gewann Ihre meisterlichen psychologischen Kriminalromane sind Bestseller und wurden vielfach preisgekr nt Masako Togawa besitzt einen Nachtclub in Tokio und ist in ganz Japan bekannt f r ihre Romane, Essays und sozialkritischen Beitr ge Sie tritt auch als Fernsehkommentatorin, Schauspielerin und S ngerin auf Ihre Romane sind in zahlreiche Sprachen bersetzt.Inhalt und Meinung Masako Togawa hat echt ein Talent zu schreiben Ich hab die ganze Zeit gedacht, dass ich genau wusste, wer die Morde alle begangen hat, die Ichiro Honda angeh ngt werden sollten.Ichiro f hrt ein Doppelleben In Osaka lebt seine Frau und in Tokio, wo er Werktags ist wegen arbeit, hat er immer wieder eine andere Aff re Doch gen
Excelente La novela transcurre en el Jap n de principio de los a os 60 Una historia sobre cazador y presa, donde en alg n punto los roles toman un l mite confuso y el perseguidor pasa a ser perseguido y d nde el papel de v ctima no le corresponde a la presa La escritora narra en primera persona pero a trav s de 7 personajes distintos, jugando entre los l mites de la sensualidad y lo perverso.Como dice Andreu Mart n en l
Me gusto mucho la novela, fluida r pida Un casanova casado y destruido todo se inicia con un suicidio y de ah se presentan los personajes.El personaje principal un casanova, el cual aburrido de su rutina sale de noche a cazarestas cacer as las plasmaba en un
This book was recommended by my mystery crime thriller genre loving grandmother It did not disappoint The plot twist had me reeling. Mystery novel that sets itself apart by having an odd choice of character focus There s no detective really, and hardly any detection until the much briefer Part II of the novel Instead, we re put in the shoes of a Lady Killer, or rather a playboy who scores a lot of women while doing so under disguise and acting
Ichiro Honda is a weak and not particularly pleasant man He lives apart from his coolish wife ostensibly for work reasons returning home weekends and holidays Alone in bustling and anonymous Tokyo, Honda has opportunity and gains pleasure in being a serial adulterer He also unwisely for any number of reasons keeps a detailed scrapbook of his many pursuits and conquests Following his descent into an emotional and legal hell which he is completely unprepared for, Honda becomes a secondar Ichiro Honda is a weak and not particularly pleasant man He lives apart from his coolish wife ostensibly for work reasons returning home weekends and holidays Alone in bustling and anonymous Tokyo, Honda has opportunity and gains pleasure in being a serial adulterer He also unwisely for any number of reasons keeps a detailed scrapbook of his many pursuits and conquests Following his descent into an emotional and legal hell which he is completely unprepared for, Honda becomes a se
Con uno de los arranques m s desgarradores que he le do en una novela negra, Masako Togawa consigue crear una novela de intriga y misterio para pasar a la historia.Sexo, adulterio, muerte, mentiras, enga os Una historia sobre un colecc
Meine Rezension von bookcrossing.comIch bin eigentlich nicht so der Krimileser aber dieses Buch war recht faszinierend und lies sich auch schnell weglesen Nie h tte ich vermutet, dass es sooooo tief geht Die Verwirrspur war gut gelegt und raffiniert geplant.Ich finde B cher ja
Creepy and smart Sex and death join hands in early 1960s Tokyo I found this in an old Penguin paperback If you like stylish mysteries or books that evoke the seamy atmosphere of modern Tokyo, you should track it down.

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • The Lady Killer
  • Masako Togawa
  • English
  • 06 February 2018
  • 0345345487