By Jung-myung Lee
Fukuoka criminal, 1944. past the criminal partitions the conflict rages; inside of a guy is located brutally murdered. Watanabe, a tender protect with a fondness for interpreting, is tasked with discovering the killer. The sufferer, Sugiyama – additionally a defend – used to be feared and despised during the criminal and investigations have slightly all started while a robust inmate confesses. yet Watanabe is unconvinced; and as he interrogates either the suspect and Yun Dong-ju, a skilled Korean poet, he starts to grasp that the fearsome safeguard used to be no longer all he . . . As Watanabe unravels Sugiyama’s ultimate months, he starts off to find what's fairly occurring inside of this darkish and violent establishment, which few inmates live on: a guy who will cease at not anything to dig his strategy to freedom; a governor whose greed is familiar with no limits; a bit lady whose kite unearths her an not likely buddy. And Yun Dong-ju – the poet whose works carry such attractiveness they could holiday the toughest of hearts. because the battle strikes in the direction of its devastating shut and bombs rain down upon the legal, Watanabe realises that he needs to have the ability to guard Yun Dong-ju, it doesn't matter what it takes. His This choice will lead the younger protect again to the research – the place he'll find a devastating fact . . .
Independent international Fiction Prize Nominee for Longlist (2015)
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The Investigation by Jung-myung Lee