a powerful thriller from the bestselling Japanese sensation
By Hideo Yokoyama
A tense, powerful thriller from the bestselling author of Six Four
FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF SIX FOUR: AN INVESTIGATIVE THRILLER SET AMID THE AFTERMATH OF AN AIR DISASTER - PERFECT FOR FANS OF SPOTLIGHT AND AFTER THE CRASH.
'He's a master' New York Times Book Review
'Very different . . . to almost anything out there' Observer
1985. Kazumasa Yuuki, a seasoned reporter at the North Kanto Times, runs a daily gauntlet against the power struggles and office politics that plague its newsroom. But when an air disaster of unprecedented scale occurs on the paper's doorstep, its staff are united by an unimaginable horror, and a once-in-a-lifetime scoop.
2003. Seventeen years later, Yuuki remembers the adrenaline-fuelled, emotionally charged seven days that changed his and his colleagues' lives. He does so while making good on a promise he made that fateful week - one that holds the key to its last unsolved mystery, and represents Yuuki's final, unconquered fear.
Hideo Yokoyama (Author)
Born in 1957, Hideo Yokoyama worked for twelve years as an investigative reporter with a regional newspaper north of Tokyo, before becoming one of Japan's most acclaimed fiction writers. Seventeen is his second novel to be translated into the English language.
Louise Heal Kawai (Translator)
Louise Heal Kawai is from Manchester in the UK, and has lived in Japan for over twenty years. Her recent translations include Seicho Matsumoto's murder mystery, A Quiet Place, and Mieko Kawakami's Ms Ice Sandwich.
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08 Feb 2018
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