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The Resource Grotesque, Natsuo Kirino ; translated by Rebecca Copeland

Grotesque, Natsuo Kirino ; translated by Rebecca Copeland

Label
Grotesque
Title
Grotesque
Statement of responsibility
Natsuo Kirino ; translated by Rebecca Copeland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
In the wake of the brutal murders of two Tokyo prostitutes, Yuriko and Kazue, Yuriko's older sister describes the three women's education at a prestigious girls' high school, where a strict societal conventions determine the courses of their lives
Member of
Summary
Two prostitutes have been murdered in Tokyo. Yuriko had been working as a prostitute all her adult life, starting while still at school, where her stunning beauty compensated for what she lacked in intellect. Kazue worked for a blue-chip company and had good career prospects, but was unpopular and felt isolated. She chose to walk the streets at night where she hoped to get noticed. Twenty years previously both women were educated at an elite school for young ladies, and both exhibited exceptional promise prior to their brutal, unnecessary deaths. How and why did this tragedy occur?
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
156239
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kirino, Natsuo
Dewey number
895.6/35
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Copeland, Rebecca L.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prostitutes
  • Tokyo (Japan)
  • Japan
  • Manners and customs
  • Prostitutes
  • Japan
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
Grotesque, Natsuo Kirino ; translated by Rebecca Copeland
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Borzoi book."
  • "Originally published ... in Japan as Gurotesku by Bungei Shunju in 2003"--Title page verso
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
ocm70676629
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9781400044948
Lccn
2006048594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)70676629
Label
Grotesque, Natsuo Kirino ; translated by Rebecca Copeland
Publication
Note
  • "A Borzoi book."
  • "Originally published ... in Japan as Gurotesku by Bungei Shunju in 2003"--Title page verso
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
ocm70676629
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9781400044948
Lccn
2006048594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)70676629

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