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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

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A quiet place
Title
A quiet place
Statement of responsibility
Seicho Matsumoto ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai
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  • 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 How did it come about that his wife -- who was shy and withdrawn, and only left their house twice a week to go to haiku meetings -- ended up dead in a small shop in a shady Tokyo neighbourhood?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...
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10524419
Cataloging source
APLS
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1909-1992
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Matsumoto, Seichō
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Japanese
Literary form
fiction
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Kawai, Louise Heal
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True
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  • Married people
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • Widowers
  • 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
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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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