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Masako Togawa
Simon Grove (Translator)

The Master Key

The Master Key

ISBN: 9781782277729

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The prize-winning debut mystery from one of Japan's best-loved crime writers.

The K Apartments for Ladies are occupied by over one hundred unmarried women, once young and lively, now grown and old--and in some cases, evil.

Their residence conceals a secret connecting the unsolved 1951 kidnapping of four-year-old George Kraft to the clandestine burial of a child's body in the basement bath-house. So, when news comes that the building must be moved to make way for a road-building project, more than one tenant waits with apprehension for the grisly revelation that will follow. Then the master key is lost, stolen and re-stolen--and suddenly no-one feels safe.

Fiendish intrigue, double identity and an ingenious plot make this a thriller worthy of comparison with the work of P.D. James.
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