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The Resource A quiet place, Seicho Matsumoto ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai

A quiet place, Seicho Matsumoto ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai

Label
A quiet place
Title
A quiet place
Statement of responsibility
Seicho Matsumoto ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
While on a business trip to Kobe, Tsuneo Asai receives the news that his wife Eiko has died of a heart attack. Eiko had a heart condition so the news of her death wasn't totally unexpected. But the circumstances of her demise left Tsuneo, a softly-spoken government bureaucrat, perplexed. How did it come about that his wife--who was shy and withdrawn, and only left their house twice a week to go to haiku meetings--ended up dead in a small shop in a shady Tokyo neighbourhood? When Tsuneo goes to apologise to the boutique owner for the trouble caused by his wife's death he discovers the villa Tachibana near by, a house known to be a meeting place for secret lovers. As he digs deeper into his wife's recent past, he must eventually conclude that she led a double life...
Member of
Summary
An ordinary Tokyo man discovers his wife’s ordinary adultery. Murder must inevitably follow, like cold sake after that first beer
Storyline
Tone
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524419
Cataloging source
APLS
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1909-1992
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Matsumoto, Seichō
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Japanese
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1909-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kawai, Louise Heal
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True
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  • Married people
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • Widowers
  • Wife
  • Widowers
  • Wives
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
A quiet place, Seicho Matsumoto ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai
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Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Japanese as Kikanakatta Basho by Kadokawa Corporation, Tokyo, 1975
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057670247
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9781908524638
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)920656425
Label
A quiet place, Seicho Matsumoto ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Japanese as Kikanakatta Basho by Kadokawa Corporation, Tokyo, 1975
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057670247
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9781908524638
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)920656425

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