The gun / Fuminori Nakamura ; translated from the Japanese by Allison Markin Powell.

By: Nakamura, Fuminori, 1977-
Contributor(s): Powell, Allison Markin [translator.]
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Japanese Publisher: New York, NY : Soho Crime, 2015Copyright date: �2015Description: 198 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781616955908; 1616955902Uniform titles: J. English Subject(s): College students -- Japan -- Fiction | Firearms and crime -- Fiction | Japan -- FictionGenre/Form: Novels. | Romantic suspense fiction. | Psychological fiction.DDC classification: 895.63/6 LOC classification: PL873.5.A339 | J8313 2015Summary: "On a nighttime walk along a Tokyo riverbank, a young man named Nishikawa stumbles on a dead body, besides which is lying a gun. From the moment Nishikawa makes the decision to take the gun, the world around him blurs. Knowing he possesses the gun brings an intoxicating sense of purpose to his dull university life. But Nishikawa's personal entanglements are becoming unexpectedly complicated: he finds himself romantically involved with two women, while his biological father, whom he's never met, lies dying in a hospital. Through it all, he can't stop thinking about the gun--and the four bullets preloaded in its chamber. As he spirals into obsession, his focus is consumed by one idea: that possessing the gun is no longer enough--he must fire it."-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: One Way Ticket Downtown Mystery Book Club September 2019 Theme: National Translation Month- Translated Mystery Novels
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Originally published : Japan, Kawade Shobo Shinsha, �2003, under title: J.

"On a nighttime walk along a Tokyo riverbank, a young man named Nishikawa stumbles on a dead body, besides which is lying a gun. From the moment Nishikawa makes the decision to take the gun, the world around him blurs. Knowing he possesses the gun brings an intoxicating sense of purpose to his dull university life. But Nishikawa's personal entanglements are becoming unexpectedly complicated: he finds himself romantically involved with two women, while his biological father, whom he's never met, lies dying in a hospital. Through it all, he can't stop thinking about the gun--and the four bullets preloaded in its chamber. As he spirals into obsession, his focus is consumed by one idea: that possessing the gun is no longer enough--he must fire it."-- Provided by publisher.

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