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The Tattoo Murder Case

(1997)
A novel by

 
 
Miss Kinue Nomura survived World War II only to be murdered in Tokyo, her severed limbs left behind. Gone is that part of her that bore one of the most beautiful full-body tattoos ever rendered by her late father. Kenzo Matsushita, a young doctor, must assist his detective brother who is in charge of the case, because he was Kinue's secret lover and the first person on the murder scene.

The Tattoo Murder Case was originally published in 1948; this is the first English translation.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

December 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Tattoo Murder Case
Author(s): Akimitsu Takagi
ISBN: 1-56947-108-8 / 978-1-56947-108-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press
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Paperback Editions

March 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Tattoo Murder Case (Soho Crime)
Author(s): Akimitsu Takagi
ISBN: 1-56947-156-8 / 978-1-56947-156-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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Audio Editions

April 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Tattoo Murder Case
Author(s): Akimitsu Takagi, Deborah Boliver Boehm (translator)
Publisher: Iambik
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July 2003 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Tattoo Murder Case
Author(s): Akimitsu Takagi
Publisher: Soho Crime
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