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Dark and mysterious short stories set around the world

Dark and mysterious short stories set around the world 16th February 2017

Jerusalem Ablaze: Stories of Love and Other Obsessions by Orlando Ortega-Medina, dark and mysterious short stories set around the world. 13 stories – of varying length, addressing love and obsession – set around the world, transporting the reader from...

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Novel set in Tokyo and Hokkaido

Novel set in Tokyo and Hokkaido 16th December 2016

Tokyo Nights by Jim Douglas, novel set in Tokyo and Hokkaido. This book was written by co-authors Jim Hickey and Douglas Forrester. Sadly Douglas died in September 2016 shortly before the publication of this, his first novel. Right from...

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Your chance to win a fabulous Japanese prize!

Your chance to win a fabulous Japanese prize! 22nd June 2016

Four great Japanese treats make up the prize in our competition this month. From left to right above they are: * A beautiful vanity purse hand sewn from vintage kimono material * A copy of The Guest Cat by...

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Novel set in Nagasaki, and we chat to author Jackie Copleton

Novel set in Nagasaki, and we chat to author Jackie Copleton 15th June 2016

A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding by Jackie Copleton, novel set in Nagasaki. This is a novel that ticks so many boxes. It is well written, thoughtful, insightful and is set against the backdrop of the atomic bombing of the...

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Thriller set in Tokyo – plus Q&A with translator, Giles Murray

Thriller set in Tokyo – plus Q&A with translator, Giles Murray 23rd May 2016

The Silent Dead by Tetsuya Honda, thriller set in Tokyo (translated by¬†Giles Murray) The Silent Dead is not for the faint-hearted. It is Tokyo noir at its best… and most gruesome. A series of twelve¬†quite mind bogglingly evil and...

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