ALL SHE WAS WORTH MIYUKI MIYABE PDF

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Showing of 58 reviews. This novel starts out when a beautiful young woman disappears in Tokyo. Miyabe’s first English translation was named Best Mystery of in Japan. Japanese crime novels are very labyrinthine in their construction and the protagonist is usually extremely tho Miyabe, Miyuki. Tp meski demikian, motif, alibi, cara bahkan latar belakang keduanya tetap jd unsur terpenting cerita Aaaakk Pertama kali melihat cover novel ini saya langsung penasaran untuk membacanya.

Not only well-paced but well-written, this mystery of the missing fiancee lost its momentum in only one scene, in which a Japanese businessman felt it necessary to take an hour out of his busy day to explain to another Japanese citizen the country’s policy on identification cards, loans, and bankruptcy. Kebanyakan latar tempat yang dipakai adalah Tokyo, Osaka dan Utsunomiya.

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Novel pertama dari Miyabe yang saya baca, tapi motifnya begitu kuat dan rill di mata saya. Each week, worh editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Bahkan pada bab 11 sang penulis menjelaskan tentang permasalahan dan detail-detail akibat pemakaian kartu kredit yang mulai menjadi gaya hidup masyarakat Jepang. Here she is only barely known, represented only by a single detective story – All She Was Worth.

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Ordinary people plunge into insurmountable personal miykki and fall prey to dangerous webs of underground creditors-so dangerous, in fact, that murder may be the only way out. Contemporary Fiction Crime Crime Fiction. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Tentang tata kota, hubungan pria dan wanita, identitas sebagai pendatang…. It felt like Miyabe could have done more, tested the characters or taken the plot a little further, but had stayed comfortably in the black, instead of pushing for broke. Is she a victim, a killer, or both? Looking for beautiful books? I love the way Ms Miyabe narrates things, so lyrical, yet it stays in your head for long.

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Saya juga jadi lebih mengetahui tentang kejamnya dunia peminjaman uang melalui kartu kredit yang banyak melakukan kecurangan dan penipuan kepada para penggunanya. Kota Tokyo merupakan ibu kota negara Jepang sehingga tidak aneh jika pemakaian kartu kredit dan perilaku konsumtif terjadi pada sebagian besar masyarakatnya dengan hadirnya berbagai macam bank dan penyedia jasa kartu kredit.

A temporarily disabled police detective is asked by a relative of his dead wife to find a woman who has vanished. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Still popular today, the book has so far printed over 2. Miyabe is a very popular novelist in Japan, and this novel, her first translated into English, was voted Best Mystery and Best Novel of the Year when published there.

Miuuki Shunsuke Honma juga sedikit mengingatkan saya kepada tokoh Cormoran Strike ketika Honma berjalan pincang dan mengeluhkan rasa sakit di kakinya. Cover hasil karya Eduard Iwan Mangopang ini sangat menggambarkan isi dari cerita novel ini, dimana ada wajah sesosok seorang wanita dengan latar belakang miyuuki hiruk pikuk perkotaan.

Return to Book Page. We know the criminal, and we know, roughly, the nature of the crime: The policeman is on convalescent leave so takes the case on. Selain itu hampir tidak ada typo sama sekali yang membuat saya sangat lancar untuk membaca novel ini.

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Ada satu hal yang sedikit mengecewakan dari novel ini adalah Miyuki Miyabe tidak memberikan kelanjutan sye setelah pelaku ditemukan, sehingga membuat saya masih penasaran.

All the young female characters are either doing some sort of essentially secretarial job, or are engaged in one form or another of sex work. Out of the blue a distant relative he hasn’t seen in years comes begging for his help: Lists with This Book. A very cold book, indeed. However, rather than using the format to make this abstract problem more concrete by creating a crime which is directly tied to, say, an executive at a credit-card company, Miyabe chooses to leave a fair amount of distance between the social forces that gave rise to the crime and the criminal herself.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. All She was Worth – US. Dan pembunuhan kali ini pun bukan melibatkan uang sebagai yang diperebutkan, melainkan sebuah identitas.

On the plus side of the ledger are the sleuth, a widower with an adopted son and a gammy leg; an ingenious believable premise of stolen identity; and the completely authentic setting of the seedier side of 90s Japan trying to keep the bubble inflated on borrowed money.

Yet some of the book’s central themes—the dangers of materialism, of the credit system and how people get caught up in it—are sadly just as relevant now as they were when this book was written in the early 90s.

If she knew her so well, why didn’t she know about the bankruptcy? I like these sorts of reads, and it looks like the author has similar books out there.