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Nowledged grand master of Japan's golden age of crime and mystery fiction In the early part of his career he created the Japanese gothic mystery developing the work of Edgar Allan Poe and related nineteenth century writers in a distinctly Japanese form This part of his career coincided with a great flowering in Japanese literature and culture a relatively free and uninhibited popular press being a defining fe

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Kurotakage InjuAture of the times In this context Rampo's dark vision and extravagant grotesuery found an avid readership and had a profound influence on other writers The Black Lizard a master criminal as deadly as she is beautiful wagers all in an epic battle with a master detective A mystery writer vows to protect the woman he secretly loves from the Beast in the Shadows but disaster strikes when he turns detective himsel

MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE 江戸川 乱歩 sometimes romanized as Ranpo Edogawa was a Japanese author and critic who played a major role in the development of Japanese mystery fiction.

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  • Bill Kerwin

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuAt first glance these two popular genre novels lack the subtlety and resonance of Rampo's short talesthat is until we reflect on the very different narrative voices of each The Black Lizard is in the form of a classic pulp yarn of romantic adventure starring a beautiful master jewel thief and her devoted male accomplices and also featuring a master de


  • Daniel

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuI must say it was uite the treat to introduce myself to the acknowledged master of Japanese crime fiction Hirai Taro who lived from 1894 to 1965 and wrote under one of the greatest pen names ever devised Edogawa Rampo pronounced a certain way bears an unmistakable resemblance to a certain Western master of detective fiction Indeed I was somewhat surprised to learn that the works of Poe as well as Sir Arthur Conan Doyl


  • Tosh

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuEdogawa Rampo say his name out loud is one of Japan's great figures in the mystery lit field Like his American namesake he deals with the creepy and the decadent A major voice in early 20th Century Tokyo Rampo can write horror that is extremely sexy 'The Black Lizard' is a novel about a woman criminal matching her wits with a Detective Yukio Mishima wrote a screenplay based on this book and the film version is great


  • Akylina

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuEdogawa Rampo was one of the most influential writers in early 20th century Japan as his works helped establish the detective and mystery genre in modern Japanese literature With a pseudonym that is basically inspired by the Japanese pronunciation of Edgar Allan Poe Rampo developed what is freuently referenced as the “Japanese gothic mystery” managing to introduce the Western elements of mystery fiction to the Japanese audience while adding an inherently Japanese flavourPublished in 2006 by Kurodahan Press and translate


  • Juha

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuEdogawa Rampo nom de plume of Hirai Taro 1894 1965 was one of the first mystery writers in Japan He took an early liking to Edgar Allan Poe hence the pseudonym if you pronounce it fast it sounds like the name of his idol—believe me and started writing detective stories with a gothic flavour This book contains two of his famous novels ‘The Black Lizard’ and ‘Beast in the Shadows’ I didn’t read both in one go; rather there were a couple of weeks and at least one book in betweenThe Black Lizard is a well known story in Japan and w


  • Berry

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuCrack is good but Rampo's betterAt least the English translation of the short stories collected in Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination were like crack for me Those tales were written simply and straightforward but they really were mysterious and imaginative I became an instant Rampo fan after reading it And unfortunately since I can't read Japanese there aren't a lot of Ra


  • David

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuI would probably say that I was a bit disappointed with The Black Lizard but I'd already watched and was expecting something a bit clunky and unsophisticated Watching the film all of the hiding in furniture seemed a bit unoriginal from a man who'd written The Human Chair The book is a bit self conscious about this it's kind of sweet and try hard po mo


  • Jasmin S.

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuI consumed uite an amount of media based on and influenced by Rampo's work over a course of many years so that The Black Lizard with its very noir feel to it Mme Midorikawa reminded


  • Venvs

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuI remember when I first read this mind blown to a billion pieces Still it fucks me up sometimes when I think about itI must reread this thing


  • Jim Dooley

    MOBI ´ DOC Kurotakage Inju Paperback FREE Kurotakage InjuI believe it was writer Lawrence Block who said that the secret to writing suspense was to run your central character up a tree and then throw stones at him The first of the two novellas contained in this book THE BLACK LIZARD certainly follows that advice THE BLACK LIZARD reminded me of the pulp mystery fiction that I enjoyed at a much younger age such as DOC SAVAGE or THE SHADOW books They were filled with nefarious doings by the central villain and freuent hair breath escapes THE BLACK LIZARD strained credulity very often especially with people wearing disguises to seemingly be multiple places at once There was even an unsubtle reference to another of the writer's works THE HUMAN CHAIR that inspires the villain to form a new plot Much better and darkly disturbing was the second novella BEAST IN THE SHADOWS This one was much of a mystery with cruel sexual overtones A tale of obsession and revenge it kept me turning the pages with e