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Penance

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Edgar Awards Best Paperback original (nominee)
A chilling Japanese psychological thriller about four women, forever connected by one horrible day in their childhood--fifteen years later, someone wants to make sure they never forget.


Finalist for the 2018 EDGAR AWARD
for Best Paperback Original



"As ethereal and literary as it is a sharp, tight crime novel." --A Literary Hub Best Crime Book of the Year

When they were girls, Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuko were tricked into leaving their friend Emily with a mysterious stranger. Then the unthinkable occurred: Emily was found murdered hours later.

The four friends were never able to describe the stranger to the police; the killer's trail went cold. Asako, the bereaved mother, curses the surviving girls, vowing that they will be the ones to pay for her daughter's murder...

Like Confessions, Kanae Minato's award-winning, internationally bestselling debut, PENANCE is a dark tale of revenge and psychological drama that will leave readers breathless.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A brilliant storyteller." - Emily St. John Mandel


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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Penance
Author(s): Kanae Minato
ISBN: 0-316-34915-1 / 978-0-316-34915-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
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April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Penance
Author(s): Kanae Minato
ISBN: 1-4736-2037-6 / 978-1-4736-2037-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
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April 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Penance
Author(s): Kanae Minato
ISBN: 1-4789-7344-7 / 978-1-4789-7344-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
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April 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Penance
Author(s): Kanae Minato
ISBN: 1-4789-7347-1 / 978-1-4789-7347-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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April 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Penance
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April 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Penance
Author(s): Kanae Minato
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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April 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Penance
Author(s): Kanae Minato
Publisher: Mulholland Books
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April 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Penance
Author(s): Kanae Minato
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU