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Reactions in the Man-Malo Chatroom and the Murderer Revealed – The Snow White Murder Case, Part 3

Let’s finish our series on Kanae Minato’s The Snow White Murder Case (湊かなえの「白ゆき姫殺人事件」) and end it with a bang.  Picking up where we left off with chapter 4 “Local Residents,” journalist Akahoshi continues to interview about six or more people … Continue reading

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The Hagoromo Cosmetic Stone and Company Birthday Cakes – The Snow White Murder Case, Part 2

This time we’re continuing with our series on The Snow White Murder Case (湊かなえの「白ゆき姫殺人事件」). Chapter two, titled “Colleagues 2,” has three sections, each with a different co-worker of Shirono’s speaking. Section one is told from the perspective of Emi Mitsushima, … Continue reading

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The Testimony of Risako Kano, A Co-worker – The Snow White Murder Case, Part 1

This time we will begin a novel by a really controversial, award-winning Japanese novelist Kanae Minato.  Though she is more famous for a different novel, translated as Confessions in English, the novel we’ll be looking at this time is The … Continue reading

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Sordid Family Secrets and the Morpho Menelaus Butterfly – Dark Witch, Part 3

This time we conclude the novel Dark Witch by Erica Li Min and Atushuoli (《黑夜女巫》李敏,阿圖說力合著). We pick up the story at chapter 9 in the morning at the Yang Estate. Mia is relaxed and enchanted by the estate’s atmosphere at … Continue reading

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After Death, Their Souls Turn Into Butterflies – Dark Witch, Part 2

This time we continue our look at a novel from the detective series featuring female coroner Mia Song, Dark Witch by Erica Li Min and Atushuoli (《黑夜女巫》李敏,阿圖說力合著). Chapter 4 is the first glimpse we get of Mia Song, who is … Continue reading

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