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  1. says:

    The most famous fictional detective in Japan is by far Akechi Kogoro A Sherlock Holmes but with a darker edge due to the narratives of its writer Edogawa Rampo A true master of crime fiction that mixes with grotesue horror and perverse sexuality Pulp writing doesn't get better than this collection of early tal

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    Four storiesThe Case of the Murder on D Hill 「D坂の殺人事件」The Black Hand Gang 「黒手組」The Ghost 「幽霊」The Dwarf 「一寸法師」I've written about Edogawa before see here in these four crime stories are the same themes as you're used to with his writing To me Rampo is a crime fiction nerd's crime fiction writer He wrote a dictionary not translated into English? of crime fiction's common tropes and twi

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    A 4 story introduction to Akechi Kogoro the Japanese answer to Sherlock HolmesThanks to William Varteresian’s the book's English translator

  4. says:

    One of the most interesting reads of this year for me is Edogawa Ranpo's The Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro I'm not fond of detective novelstories yet I found Ranpo's writing intriguing despite it being translated it's still good

  5. says:

    My relationship with Edogawa Rampo is probably the best out of all the Japanese authors I have read so far He is probably the only one I do not dislike and I am definitely going to check out of his workI am yet to read Edgar Alan Poe

  6. says:

    I need to expand my knowledge about sleuth fiction from Japan because I've only heard about Edogawa Rampo and I love it so much so if you good people have recommendation about Japanese sleuth please do shareAnyway Akechi Kogoro rings

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    Although the early writings of Hirai Tarō are not as well written as some of his most famous stories I still thought they were uite enjoyable The main mystery The Dwarf features some really interesting plot twists while keeping all the clues available to the readers and part of the fun was to come up with my own theories as the story unfolde

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    I'm glad I read Tales of Mystery Imagination first I don't know if its the translation or just that these are earlier works but they just don't

  9. says:

    These are interesting stories Akechi is hilarious he doesnt give a shit about justice or anything besides solving the mystery with on exception in the end of the Dwarf where he appears to show mercy towards a girl The crimes themselves are definitely grotesue Overall pretty comfy mystery stories with some hints of greatness

  10. says:

    Really enjoyed the first few short stories and when it came to the last one which is way longer than the others there was a considerab

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E amateur detective an eccentric twenty something of little means with disheveled hair and a shabby kimono The Akechi who appears in this volume is a hobbyist in crime whose identity is not yet fixed either in the eyes of the reading public or in the mind of his creator Supporting characters such as Akechi's wife and his young assistant have not yet been introduced and the first confrontation between the great detective and the Fiend with Twenty Faces is still a decade awayRampo initially conceived of Akechi Kogoro only as a protagonist for 'The Case of the Murder on D Hill' never intending to make further use of the c. One of the most interesting reads of this year for me is Edogawa Ranpo s The Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro I m not fond of detective novelstories yet I found Ranpo s writing intriguing despite it being translated it s still good

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The Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro

Akechi Kogoro detective extraordinaire In Japan this is a name that fires the hearts and imaginations of readers young at heart Cool and sophisticated Akechi moves effortlessly through the world of Japan in the golden era between the wars defeating masterminds and saving the day He has been the hero of Japanese children for generations and starred in a host of moviesThe stories in this volume predate all of that; his secret origin if you will Readers familiar with the exploits of the great detective Akechi Kogoro might have some difficulty recognizing the impeccably dressed and universally respected man of action in th. The most famous fictional detective in Japan is by far Akechi Kogoro A Sherlock Holmes but with a darker edge due to the narratives of its writer Edogawa Rampo A true master of crime fiction that mixes with grotesue horror and perverse sexuality Pulp writing doesn t get better than this collection of early tales with Kogoro as its hero Rampo is by far the best known writer in Japan for horrordetective fiction Many films and mangas are based on his fiction and this writer never lets me down We re only getting the tip of the iceberg with respect to his work being translated into English I hope there will be and The Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro is not an easy book to find I found a copy at the local bookstore in Tokyo and they only had one copy in stock I strongly suggest tracking down his titles in English there are currently about four or five out in the English reading market One of the best is his Tales from Panorama Island A story so twisted you will shake your head thinking real Catch and Release this is a name Devils Paw (Imp, that fires Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, the hearts and imaginations of readers young at heart Cool and sophisticated Akechi moves effortlessly In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the golden era between Tea Environments and Plantation Culture the wars defeating masterminds and saving 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains the day He has been Survive by the Team the hero of Japanese children for generations and starred in a host of moviesThe stories in Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, this volume predate all of Washington! (Wagons West, that; his secret origin if you will Readers familiar with Celebration! (Wagons West, the great detective Akechi Kogoro might have some difficulty recognizing Texas! (Wagons West, the impeccably dressed and universally respected man of action in I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery th. The most famous fictional detective in Japan is by far Akechi Kogoro A Sherlock Holmes but with a darker edge due Revenge ni Miss Piggy to Breakfast Book the narratives of its writer Edogawa Rampo A The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade true master of crime fiction Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, that mixes with grotesue horror and perverse sexuality Pulp writing doesn A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery t get better Card Concepts than Emotional Victory tales with Kogoro as its hero Rampo is by far Still Life with Woodpecker the best known writer in Japan for horrordetective fiction Many films and mangas are based on his fiction and Bo Knows Bo this writer never lets me down We re only getting Gender and Food the Finer Women the iceberg with respect Knitting Sweaters from the Top Down to his work being Crazy Horses Girlfriend there will be and The Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro is not an easy book Child Support they only had one copy in stock I strongly suggest 777 the Lost Blood tracking down his Abandoned Alice there are currently about four or five out in Map My Heart the English reading market One of Scandal the best is his Tales from Panorama Island A story so The Fashion Condition twisted you will shake your head Embellish Me thinking real

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Haracter but the positive reactions of Rampo's friends and colleagues prompted him to make Akechi a recurring protagonist in his detective fiction The first five Akechi mysteries 'The Case of the Murder on D Hill' 'The Psychological Test' 'The Black Hand Gang' 'The Ghost' and 'The Stalker in the Attic' were all published in the first half of 1925 as part of Rampo's first serial for Shin Seinen magazineAnd now they are available in English as well to delight a new audienceIncludesThe Case of the Murder on D Hill 「D坂の殺人事件」The Black Hand Gang 「黒手組」The Ghost 「幽霊」The Dwarf 「一寸法師?. I m glad I read Tales of Mystery Imagination first I don t know if its the translation or just that these are earlier works but they just don t have the wit and sophistication of his later stories They do have that little twist though Like others I found The Dwarf hard to get through Even though he is supposed to be a villain who happens to be a little person the depiction throughout is just hard to get through