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The Devil's Flute Murders

(A book in the Detective Kosuke Kindaichi series)
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An ingenious and highly atmospheric classic whodunit from Japan's master of crime.

Amid the rubble of post-war Tokyo, inside the grand Tsubaki house, a once-noble family is in mourning.

The old viscount Tsubaki, a brooding, troubled composer, has been found dead.

When the family gather for a divination to conjure the spirit of their departed patriarch, death visits the house once more, and the brilliant Kosuke Kindaichi is called in to investigate.

But before he can get to the truth Kindaichi must uncover the Tsubakis' most disturbing secrets, while the gruesome murders continue...



'Diabolically twisted'New York Times

'Ingenious and compelling'Economist

'Truly ingenious'Guardian, Best New Crime Novels

'Golden Age crime at its best'Spectator
Genre: Mystery

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