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The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi

Detective Stories of Old Edo

by Okamoto Kido

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Asian - General,
  • Asian,
  • Mystery & Detective - Short Stories

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsIan MacDonald (Introduction, Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8162025M
    ISBN 100824831004
    ISBN 109780824831004

    His first book, The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi was serialized in The Japan Times. His recent works include the Edogawa Rampo Prize–winning novel The Case of the Sharaku Murders by Katsuhiko Takahashi and Tales of the Ghost Sword by Hideyuki Kikuchi. From Dec. 2, The Japan Times is serializing one of Japan’s early detective novels, The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi: Detective Stories of Old Edo, in which author Kido Okamoto (), offers entertaining and thrilling stories set in Edo Period Japan. Consecutive installations from the book appear in The Japan Times every week, from Tuesday to Saturday.

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      The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi. From Dec. 2, The Japan Times is serializing one of Japan’s early detective novels, “The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi: Detective Stories of Old Edo,” in which author Kido Okamoto (), offers entertaining and thrilling stories set in Edo Period Japan. The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi: Detective Stories of Old Edo. The book at hand presents 14 Hanshichi stories, all of them written in Okamoto's first and perhaps most inspired Hanshichi writing period from to Okamoto portrays Inspector Hanshichi of the Edo law enforcement agency as a rational and sober investigator.


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'The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi' is comprised of fourteen tales, all but one (the first) recounted by the retired Inspector Hanshichi himself (by this time, purported to be well over seventy years old), and retold to us by the young narrator/5. The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi offers a special pleasure for readers familiar with the Tokyo area, where well-known place names appear on every page, but with startling different details., The Daily Yomiuri It’s a mystery how anyone survived old-time Edo.

Danger stalked the geta-clad at every turn: vendettas by tetchy samurai 4/5(11). 'The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi' is comprised of fourteen tales, all but one (the first) recounted by the retired Inspector Hanshichi himself (by this time, purported to be well over seventy years old), and retold to us by the young narrator.4/5(11).

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View Citation; summary "That year, quite a shocking incident occurred" So reminisces old Hanshichi in a story from one of Author: Okamoto Kido. The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi offers a special pleasure for readers familiar with the Tokyo area, where well-known place names appear on every page, but with startling different details "The Daily Yomiuri" This The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi book translation by Ian MacDonald invites readers to enter the world of Edo/5().

Find books like The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi: Detective Stories of Old Edo from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads member. The protagonist is inspector Hanshichi (half-seven), a mid level detective in the Japanaese capital's police force.

The stores all have the same basic structure. The author narrator runs into Hanshichi and the inspector proceeds to tell him of one of his old cases. Hanshichi is retired when these meetings with the narrator, who is a young man 4/5(2). The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi (Hanshichi torimonochō)must certainly be one of the last great, and beloved, works of early-twentieth-century popular Japanese fiction to find its way into English fact, however, in no way reflects any neglect of the work in Japan, where today, nine decades after the first stories in the series were published, it remains in print.

The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi offers a special pleasure for readers familiar with the Tokyo area, where well-known place names appear on every page, but with startling different details.

—The Daily Yomiuri; It’s a mystery how anyone survived old-time Edo. Read Book Review: The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi by Kidō Okamoto.

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