The Hell Screen: A Mystery of 11th-Century Japan Featuring Sugawara Akitada (Penguin Mysteries)

The Hell Screen: A Mystery of 11th-Century Japan Featuring Sugawara Akitada (Penguin Mysteries)

I. J. Parker


A tangled internet of deceit moves very as regards to domestic during this new secret of old Japan that includes Sugawara Akitada

Eleventh-century Japan is the expertly discovered environment for I. J. Parker?s inventive secret sequence that includes sleuth Sugawara Akitada. In The Hell Screen, Akitada is on his method to the bedside of his loss of life mom whilst undesirable climate forces him to take safe haven in a temple whose important treasure is a brilliantly painted hell reveal. probably its violent imagery affects his desires: that evening he's woke up by means of a scream. It?s in basic terms after Akitada returns to a scene of family disappointment and scandal that the importance of that cry turns into transparent. For whereas he slept, a lady used to be murdered, and now he needs to locate her killer.

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