A Paperback edition by Seishi Yokomizo in English (December, 05 2019)
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The solution is one of the most original that I've ever read' -- Anthony Horowitz, author of magpie murders Japan, 1936. An old eccentric artist living with seven women has been found dead- in a room locked from the inside. His diaries reveal alchemy, astrology and a complicated plan to kill all seven women. Shortly afterwards, the plan is carried out: the women are found dismembered and buried across rural Japan. By 1979, These Tokyo zodiac murders have been obsessing a nation for decades, but not one of them has been solved. A mystery-obsessed illustrator and a talented astrologer set off around the country - and you follow, carrying the enigma of the zodiac murderer through madness, missed leads and magic tricks. You have all the clues, but can you solve the mystery before they do? What readers have to say about the Tokyo zodiac murders 'Oh My! This is probably the best mystery novel I've read all year -- It is the kind of book that I hope to find every time I pick up a new mystery' -- Goodreads reviewer 'more fun than a barrel of monkeys... A real, old-fashioned mystery' -- Amazon reviewer 'damn impressive' -- Goodreads reviewer 'more fun than a barrel of monkeys... A real, old-fashioned mystery' -- Amazon reviewer best locked door mystery that I have read for a very long time. Just could not put it down until I knew the answers!' -- Amazon reviewer.