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Shinju

(1994)
(The first book in the Sano Ichiro series)
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Not since Shogun has the lush and exotic world of ancient Japan been revealed in all its rich and fascinating detail. Beautiful, wealthy Yukiko and the lowly artist Nuriyoshi have been found dead, drowned together in a ritual double suicide or shinju. It is tragic, but these things happen. Only, one man is unsatisfied with the official report.

Genre: Historical Mystery    Get it on Google Play

Praise for this book

"An exotic and beguiling mystery story: A tour de force of imagination." - Robert Harris


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Used availability for Laura Joh Rowland's Shinju

Hardback Editions

June 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: Shin-Ju
Author(s): Laura Joh Rowland
ISBN: 0-517-17778-1 / 978-0-517-17778-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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December 1994 : UK Hardback
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Title: Shinju
Author(s): Laura Joh Rowland
ISBN: 0-7472-1260-0 / 978-0-7472-1260-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing
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September 1994 : USA Hardback
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Title: Shinju
Author(s): Laura Joh Rowland
ISBN: 0-679-43422-4 / 978-0-679-43422-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Paperback Editions

June 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Shinju (Sano Ichiro)
Author(s): Laura Joh Rowland
ISBN: 1-84529-904-3 / 978-1-84529-904-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robinson
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: Shinju
Author(s): Laura Joh Rowland
ISBN: 0-06-100950-4 / 978-0-06-100950-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperTorch
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Shinju (Featuring Sano Ichiro)
Author(s): Laura Joh Rowland
ISBN: 0-7472-4776-5 / 978-0-7472-4776-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Feature
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

December 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Shinju (Sano Ichiro Novels Book 1)
Author(s): Laura Joh Rowland
Publisher: Random House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA