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Title:      Investigation, The
Authors:      Lee, JM
Genre:      Fiction
Pages:      323
Year:      2014
Publisher:      Pan Macmillan
Language:      English
Description:      Where he was once a World War Two prison guard, Yuichi Watanabe is now himself, held captive. During his incarceration as a 'low-level war criminal' by the Americans, he has time to remember his experiences in the notorious Fukuoka Prison: the Korean prisoners, the Japanese guards and particularly the investigation he undertook to find the killer of the prison guard Sugiyama Dozan. What he discovers is unexpected given Sugiyama's reputation as the 'Butcher' and leads to Yuichi's exposure to the Korean poet Yun Dong-ju.

Inspired by a true story, this novel is not only a complex murder mystery but a celebration of the power of literature and the resilience of the human spirit. Translated from Korean.
Categories:      Fiction, War theme, Faction, Human Rights, Literature oriented, Morals/Ethics, Mystery, Japan, 2017 Title - New to Scheme, Korea
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