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The Hell Screen

(2003)
(The second book in the Sugawara Akitada series)
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A wise and witty thriller of ancient Japan by the award-winning I. J. Parker Government official turned sleuth Akitada Sugawara, on his way home to attend the sickbed of his bitter, aging mother, is spending the night in a monastery when he finds himself drawn to a brilliantly illustrated screen depicting the horrors of hell. His brief stay is complicated by the murder of a beau-tiful young woman. Personal and professional interests begin to merge as Akitada becomes ensnared in a tangled web of deceit and malevolence that will, in the end, strike very close to home. Rich, textured, and historically researched, this com-plex mystery is the second in an acclaimed series featuring Akitada Sugawara.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Used availability for I J Parker's The Hell Screen

Hardback Editions

September 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Hell Screen: A Mystery of Ancient Japan
Author(s): I J Parker
ISBN: 0-312-28795-X / 978-0-312-28795-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

June 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Hell Screen, the (Penguin Mysteries (Paperback))
Author(s): Ingrid J Parker
ISBN: 0-14-303562-2 / 978-0-14-303562-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Audio Editions

October 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Hell Screen
Author(s): I J Parker
Publisher: Books on Tape
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October 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Hell Screen
Author(s): I J Parker
ISBN: 1-4159-5543-3 / 978-1-4159-5543-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: n/a
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Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Hell Screen (Akitada Mysteries Book 5)
Author(s): I J Parker
Publisher: Ingrid J. Parker Inc.
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