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The devil of Nanking

Mo Hayder

The devil of Nanking

by Mo Hayder

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Published by Penguin/Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945,
  • Criminals,
  • Nightclubs,
  • British,
  • Fiction,
  • College teachers,
  • Young women,
  • Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMo Hayder
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6058.A688594 D48 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination471 p. ;
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24960602M
    ISBN 100143036998
    ISBN 109780143036999
    OCLC/WorldCa70715361

    Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world’s most fascinating cities—Tokyo—from an internationally-bestselling author. “A haunting, lyrical, disturbing, important, suspenseful, wonderfully written and beautiful book.” —Harlan Coben. "The Devil of Nanking" (Reviewed by Mary Whipple ) "Ignorance is not the same as insanity. It's not the same as perversion, or evil, or any of the other things you could accuse me of. Some people are crazy and others are sick, and there are others still who are evil or freaky or whatever you call it. But this is very important.

    Get this from a library! The devil of Nanking. [Mo Hayder] -- A young Englishwoman travels to Tokyo to uncover the secret behind the notorious Nanking Massacre.   Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world’s most fascinating cities—Tokyo—from an internationally bestselling author. “A haunting, lyrical, disturbing, important, suspenseful, wonderfully written and beautiful book.” —Harlan CobenBrand: Grove Atlantic.

      With the redolent atmosphere of Ian Rankin and the spine-chilling characters of Thomas Harris, Mo Hayder's The Devil of Nanking, takes the reader on an electrifying literary ride from the palatial apartments of yakuza kingpins to deep inside the secret history of one of the twentieth century's most brutal events: the Nanking Massacre. A young Englishwoman 4/5(3). Scary."--Douglas Wolk, The New York Times Book Review "There is a terrible beauty to both narratives as they unfold toward an agonizing but inevitable conclusion, with the two stories dovetailing exquisitely The Devil of Nanking just may be one of the best books of the year."--Tom and Enid Schantz, The Denver Post The Devil of Nanking/5(9).


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The Devil of Nanking was a bit slow at times, but things come together in a gripping away. Details are slowly exposed, leaving you curious as to how everything will come together.

Although I I The devil of Nanking book read almost all of Mo Hayder’s work – the only book I still need to read is Pig Island – and always enjoy her work/5. Scary.”—Douglas Wolk, The New York Times Book Review “There is a terrible beauty to both narratives as they unfold toward an agonizing but inevitable conclusion, with the two stories dovetailing exquisitely The Devil of Nanking just may be one of the best books of the year.”—Tom and Enid Schantz, The Denver Post/5().

The Devil of Nanking ends as it begins - which is to say it's a thoroughly satisfying thriller." — New York Daily News "The Devil of Nanking is the kind of novel that invites excessive praise. It is beautifully written and often fascinating, and it has a powerful historical hook." — Washington Post/5(35).

The second half of the book is more accomplished than the first, with fewer sentences that "break the mood." However, stages must be set for the story to be told, and this tale is well worth your time. The Devil of Nanking is entertaining, elucidating, and evocative/5.

About The Book. Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world’s most fascinating cities—Tokyo—from an internationally best-selling author.

Internationally best-selling author Mo Hayder’s two previous novels have won her a reputation for harrowing, haunting, and pitch-perfect thriller writing.

Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world's most fascinating cities-Tokyo-from an internationally best-selling author.

© Mo Hayder (P) Tantor Media, Inc. A superb third thriller from Hayder (The Treatment,etc.), who sends a troubled young Englishwoman to Tokyo in search of evidence about a half-century-old war reasons she initially only hints at, Grey is obsessed with the Nanking massacre, a monthlong orgy of atrocities perpetrated by the Japanese army on Chinese civilians.

Tokyo is a novel by British crime writer Mo was short-listed for the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger award, as well as several others. (For the US market, the title was changed to "The Devil of Nanking," which had been Hayder's working-title for the book.)Tokyo was reviewed by the internationally read UK newspaper, the Guardian as well as by Kirkus Author: Mo Hayder.

With the redolent atmosphere of Ian Rankin and the spine-chilling characters of Thomas Harris, Mo Hayder’s The Devil of Nanking takes the reader on an electrifying literary ride from the palatial apartments of yakuza kingpins to deep inside the secret history of one of the twentieth century’s most brutal events: the Nanking Massacre.

The Devil of Nanking \ Mo Hader Grey traveled all the way to Japan to to get an item which will change her life. However, in order to get it she must complete a dangerous mission which includes.

To finally read a book which depicts the buried horrors of the Japanese ruthless devastation of Banking is beyond read Iris Chang's Rape of Nanking,I stumbled upon the The Devil of Banking and once again,I was humbled by the suffering and unanswered questions that remain to this has Japan been allowed to deny and /5().

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Devil of Nanking by Mo Hayder Tokyo, Grey Hutchins is in pursuit of an obsession. She is searching for a piece of film taken during the infamous Nanking massacre of Some say it never existed. Grey is certain that it does, and that it lies hidden - somewhere in Tokyo. Alone in an alien city, Grey becomes a hostess in an exclusive club catering for Japanese Book Edition: Original Publish Date: eBook.

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