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Crimes, cover-ups and competition

SMASH HIT Yokoyama’s sixth novel, Six Four, is his first to be translated into English

TWO MYSTERIES ARE AT THE HEART of Hideo Yokoyama’s Six Four: the 14-year-old cold case of a young girl’s murder and the recent disappearance of protagonist Yoshinobu Mikami’s teenage daughter. Yet most

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