Welcome to the new Anthem Press website, currently in BETA mode. The fully functional and updated site will be live soon!

Case of the Sharaku Murders

Case of the Sharaku Murders

By Katsuhiko Takahashi
Translated by Ian MacDonald

When the body of Saga Atsushi, Japan’s preeminent connoisseur of ukiyo-e (woodblock prints), is pulled from the ocean off the coast of Tohoku, having apparently committed suicide, the shocked Japanese art world turns out to mourn his death.  But is there more to Saga’s death than meets the eye?

EPUB, 276 Pages

ISBN:9780857281456

January 2013

More Retailers>

MOBIPOCKET, 276 Pages

ISBN:9780857281494

January 2013

  • About This Book
  • Reviews
  • Author Information
  • Series
  • Table of Contents

About This Book

When the body of Saga Atsushi, Japan’s preeminent connoisseur of ukiyo-e (woodblock prints), is pulled from the ocean off the coast of Tohoku, having apparently committed suicide, the shocked Japanese art world turns out to mourn his death. Among them is Ryohei, an up-and-coming young ukiyo-e scholar and research assistant to Saga’s colleague-turned-rival, Professor Nishijima. But a chance encounter with an old friend makes Ryohei wonder if there might be more to Saga’s death than meets the eye…

Reviews

No reviews for this title.

Author Information

Katsuhiko Takahashi is an award-winning Japanese novelist whose accolades include the Edogawa Rampo Prize for “Sharaku satsujin jiken” (The Case of the Sharaku Murders), the Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for New Writers for “Soumon dani” (The Soumon Valley), the Naoki Prize for “Akai kioku” (The Scarlet Memories) and the Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for Literature for “Ka en” (Flaming Rancour). He has also written works in a wide range of genres including action romance, historical fiction, horror and mystery.

Ian MacDonald is a prize-winning translator. He holds a PhD in Japanese from Stanford University and specializes in Edo-period art and literature.

Series

No series for this title.

Table of Contents

Latest Tweets

  • Revisit an exciting lecture by @UMNDuluth professor Gideon Mailer, author of 'Decolonizing the Diet', on Nutrition,… https://t.co/ul9jy2e6hx

    - 16:07:13 on 18/09/2019
  • 'The ImpactAssets Handbook for Investors' is a critical handbook for those interested and engaged in investing capi… https://t.co/emrgExes5Q

    - 16:07:13 on 17/09/2019
  • The Book Review Literary Trust has produced a substantial review of British Women Missionaries in Bengal by Sutapa… https://t.co/ePaCAP1OJK

    - 16:07:13 on 16/09/2019
  • In November we're publishing a new title 'Environmental Problem-Solving' by MIT staff Lawrence Susskind, Bruno Verd… https://t.co/PCx3iqGexR

    - 16:07:13 on 14/09/2019
  • The paperback edition of our festschrift honoring the work of Edward A. Tiryakian entitled 'The Art and Science of… https://t.co/bJmPGgkDe5

    - 16:07:13 on 12/09/2019
  • RT @ColetteGrace: announcing the 2020 publication in the Keith/Mazzucelli @AnthemPress Series by @IdentityWoman, The Domains of Identity, w…

    - 16:07:13 on 12/09/2019
  • “Structure, Agency, Biotechnology” argues the importance of sociological theory in studying agricultural biotechnol… https://t.co/F86DoZWxdF

    - 16:07:13 on 09/09/2019
  • Read an exciting review of Anthem title, 'Resolving Land and Energy Conflicts' by Patrick Field, Tushar Kansal, Cat… https://t.co/Lhc5ALhYH6

    - 16:07:13 on 06/09/2019
  • Read a @SelvaVoyage review of one of our excellent newer titles, 'Keywords for Travel Writing Studies'.… https://t.co/JeQ1zz5Jx7

    - 16:07:13 on 05/09/2019
  • RT @ReVisionGuelph: CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Literature, Film, and the Politics of Health (essay collection). Edited by Sarah Blanchette and Nei…

    - 16:07:13 on 05/09/2019