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Shinju by Laura Joh Rowland

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Published by HarperTorch .
Written in English


  • Mystery & Detective - Historical,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
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Edition Notes

SeriesSano Ichiro (1)
The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9241226M
ISBN 100061009504
ISBN 109780061009501

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Shinju (Sano Ichiro Novels Book 1) - Kindle edition by Rowland, Laura Joh. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Shinju (Sano Ichiro Novels Book 1)/5(). SHINJU Board book – January 1, by LAURA JOH ROWLAND (Author) out of 5 stars ratings/5(). Shinjū () is the title of the debut novel by American writer Laura Joh Rowland, a historical mystery set in Genroku-era Japan. The main character, a yoriki (a lower-ranking police officer) named Sano Ichirō, investigates a double murder disguised as a lovers' suicide, and in the process, uncovers a plot to assassinate Shōgun Tokugawa : Laura Joh Rowland. Shinju Laura Joh Rowland, Author Random House (NY) $21 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. Writers.

Shinju No Toride (Japanese) Paperback Bunko out of 5 stars 22 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback Bunko "Please retry" $ — $ /5(21). The super sharp 6" ShinJu Blade is crafted with premium quality ceramic material for precision cutting. The solid ceramic blade stays sharper longer than steel /5(68). He is not very fond of the great amount of paperwork he has to deal with, so he goes in the action as the detective. His first task in the opening book of the series “Shinju” is to investigate the ritual suicide two lovers commit- hence the title of the book, which is the Japanese term for those kinds of suicides.   Her protagonist is Sano Ichiro, a samurai and minor official who, by the end of the first novel, became the trusted chief investigator for the fifth Tokugawa Shogun, and by the tenth novel, was promoted to a very high office. She began the series in with the book Shinju; the series now includes more than a dozen : Random House Publishing Group.

  This book was recommended to me by a friend, and now I am hooked! 'Shinju' is a mystery about a supposed ritual double lovers' suicide (the title is the term that is used to refer to that act) that is in actuality a murder.5/5(5). Shinju, pearl Shinjū (novel), a fiction book by Laura Joh Rowland Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term. Find books like Shinju (Sano Ichiro, #1) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Shinju (Sano Ichiro, #1) also liked.   Bundori is the next book after Shinju (set three months later), where Sano has risen to the post of sosakan-sama, the shogun's special investigator. He is still the outsider, as he does not have the background or family connections that his peers do/5.