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The tattoo murder case

Translated by Deborah Boliver Boehm

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A Japanese mystery set in 1947 Tokyo featuring Kenzo Matsushita, a young doctor who has an affair with a married woman with a tattooed torso. One day he finds her murdered, the torso missing, and sets out to find the killer. A look at the art of tattooing in Japan where it is banned.

japanese title: Shisei satsujin jiken
notes: Japanese title: Shisei satsujin jiken.
subjects: Detective and mystery stories
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781569471081
OCLC number: 37976340
publisher: Soho Press, Inc., 1998, 2002
publication place: New York
japanese publication date: 1948
english publication date: 1998
document type: Book
description: 324 p. ; 25 cm.