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The Gun

The Gun
  • Author(s): Fuminori Nakamura
  • Location(s): Tokyo
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

On a night-time walk along a Tokyo riverbank, a young man named Nishikawa stumbles on a dead body, besides which is lying a gun. From the moment Nishikawa makes the decision to take the gun, the world around him...

The Lake

The Lake
  • Author(s): Banana Yoshimoto
  • Location(s): Tokyo
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

A young woman moves to Tokyo after the death of her mother, hoping to overcome her grief and start a career as a graphic artist. But she spends her time staring out of the window, only to realise that...

The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel

The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel
  • Author(s): Maureen Lindley
  • Location(s): Mongolia, Shanghai, Tokyo
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 20th century

Peking, 1914. Eight-year-old Eastern Jewel peers from behind a screen as her father, Prince Su makes love to a servant girl. Caught spying by her thirteenth sister, Eastern Jewel’s sexual curiosity sees her banished to live with distant relatives...

The Silent Dead

The Silent Dead
  • Author(s): Tetsuya Honda
  • Location(s): Tokyo
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Twenty-seven-year-old Detective Reiko Himekawa has an impressive ability to solve crimes. When a gruesomely slaughtered body wrapped in plastic is discovered, Reiko soon uncovers eleven other murders with a similar ‘signature’ and a reference to something called ‘strawberry night’,...

Tokyo

Tokyo
  • Author(s): Mo Hayder
  • Location(s): Tokyo
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Her troubled female protagonist in Tokyo is Grey, haunting the thronging streets of Tokyo in search of an elusive piece of film recording the infamous Nanking massacre of 1937. But did the film ever exist? The past is a...

Tokyo Nights

Tokyo Nights
  • Author(s): Jim Douglas
  • Location(s): Tokyo, Hokkaido
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): 21st Century

Charlie Davis, a modern-day heretic, ditches his past and rushes into a picaresque journey through the glistening nights of Tokyo and the desolate wilds of northern Hokkaido. But the past is not so ready to ditch him; wistful private...

Tokyo vice

Tokyo vice
  • Author(s): Jake Adelstein
  • Location(s): Tokyo
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction
  • Era(s): Modern

A page turning insider’s account fighting crime in Japan. Does for Tokyo what Homicide did for Baltimore.

Tune In Tokyo

Tune In Tokyo
  • Author(s): Tim Anderson
  • Location(s): Tokyo
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

Tim Anderson was pushing thirty and working a string of dead-end jobs when he made the spontaneous decision to pack his bags and move to Japan, “where my status as a U.S. passport holder and card-carrying ‘American English’ speaker...

Tokyo Hearts

Tokyo Hearts
  • Author(s): Renae Lucas-Hall
  • Location(s): Kyoto, Tokyo
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Haruka and Takashi are devoted to shopping and going out in Tokyo. She loves her Louis Vuitton handbags, Hermès scarves and Louboutin shoes. He enjoys eating out and looking through the department stores in Ginza and Shibuya. Together they...

Number9Dream

Number9Dream
  • Author(s): David Mitchell
  • Location(s): Tokyo
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

As Eiji Miyake’s twentieth birthday nears, he sets out for the seething metropolis of Tokyo to find the father he has never met. There, he begins a thrilling, whirlwind journey where dreams, memories and reality collide then diverge as...

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