The Floating Girl (Rei Shimura 4)
3 journalers for this copy...
Half-American, half-Japanese, Rei Shimura is finally beginningto feel like Tokyo is home. Now a writer on art and antiques at the Gaijin Times, a comic-style magazine aimed at affluent young readers, Rei's latest assignment is a piece on the history of comic book art. During a weekend of research and relaxation at her boyfriend Takeo's beachside house, Rei stumbles upon the perfect subject: an exquisite modern comic that reveals the disturbing social milieu of pre-World War II Japan.
Rei art story, evolves into something much darker. One of the comic's young creators is found dead -- a murder that soon takes the tenacious Rei deep into the heart of Japan's youth underground. Immersed in the investigation, she finds herself floating through strip clubs, animation shops, and coffeehouses to get the true story -- and save her own skin.
Journal Entry 2
Nantes, Pays de la Loire France on Saturday, September 12, 2015
Looking forward for the next in the series.
Journal Entry 3
Nantes, Pays de la Loire France on Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Released 2 mos ago (8/27/2019 UTC) at Nantes, Pays de la Loire France
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The 3rd is gone to another BCer, I hope that you w'll appreciate this one.
Journal Entry 4
Strasbourg, Alsace France on Monday, September 02, 2019
Another Rei Shimura story. I am looking forward to read it. Many thanks to you !
Journal Entry 5
Le Marché Bar in Strasbourg, Alsace France on Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Released 4 wks ago (10/22/2019 UTC) at Le Marché Bar in Strasbourg, Alsace France
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Pour notre rencontre d'octobre. J'ai particulièrement aimé ce roman policier bien documenté sur le Japon.
Journal Entry 6
Strasbourg, Alsace France on Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Pris au meet-up.