Thursday, March 26, 2020

Fourteen enormous crime books for the long days ahead

Molly Odintz is the Associate Editor for CrimeReads. She grew up in Austin and worked as a bookseller at BookPeople for years before her recent move up to New York City for a life in crime. She likes cats, crime novels, and coffee.

At CrimeReads she tagged fourteen long-ass crime books, including:
Six Four, Hideo Yokoyama
Page Count: 576

In this thoughtful tale of the long shadow of past crimes, an anniversary of an unsolved kidnapping approaches, triggering a newly appointed police press liaison to reopen the investigation. When he discovers some information the police would rather be kept from the victim’s family, things really get interesting…
Read about the other entries on the list.

Six Four is among Junko Takekawa's five essential Japanese crime novels.

--Marshal Zeringue