Strangulation: Kubishime Romanticist by NisioisinStrangulation: Kubishime Romanticist by Nisioisin

Strangulation: Kubishime Romanticist

byNisioisin

Paperback | April 24, 2018

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When NISIOISIN, Japan's bestselling novelist, writes a murder mystery, it won't be like anything you've ever read before. Now in a new English translation!

Whether you're already a fan of Japanese phenom NISIOISIN, or a mystery reader looking for something unusual and compelling, don't wait to get your hands around STRANGULATION: Kubishime Romanticist. This follow-up to Decapitation, and the second part of NISIOISIN's debut Zaregoto series, presents a puzzling murder mystery that tells the story in the voice of a narrator who's trying his hardest to stay out of the action.

Now that he's a cool college student, our anti-hero Iichan thinks his crime-solving days are behind him. Cynical, sarcastic and minimally engaged in his studies, Iichan is much more interested in his own feelings of disaffection and isolation. But despite his resolve to remain aloof, he's pulled into the narrative when he encounters and bonds with a serial killer named Hitoshi Zerozaki - a homicidal maniac with the soul of an artist whose talent is on display at the grisly scenes of his crimes.

Written by Japan's prolific and top-selling author NISIOISIN, STRANGULATION: Kubishime Romanticist blends a tale of suspense and detection with an edgy eploration of the nature of talent, violence, and ego. This Vertical edition features a revised translation and new art by acclaimed illustrator take.
There are few authors in Japan who have reached the heights of success that NISIOISIN has attained. Born in 1981, NISIOISIN left of Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, to pursue a career in story-telling. Initially he had ambitions to be a comic artist, but when he realized his art was not up to snuff, he began to focus on his writing. He...
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Title:Strangulation: Kubishime RomanticistFormat:PaperbackDimensions:322 pages, 7.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:April 24, 2018Publisher:Kodansha USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1945054832

ISBN - 13:9781945054839

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