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Student Grey Hutchins comes to Tokyo seeking answers to what happened during the notorious Nanking Massacre in which, in one city, the Imperial Japanese Army killed up to 300,000 civilians. Only one man can help her, a survivor of the Massacre, and now a visiting professor at the prestigious university of Todai in Tokyo; a man who is rumoured to possess documentary evidence of Nanking. But first Grey must gain his trust. Increasingly desperate and alone, she accepts a job as a hostess at the "Some Like It Hot" club, an upmarket nightspot catering for Japanese businessmen and wealthy gangsters. One gangster dominates, an old man in a wheelchair guarded by a nurse with sharpened teeth, said to rely on a powerful elixir for his continued wealth and well-being. It is an elixir which other members of the club want for themselves, at any price.
©2004 Mo Hayder; (P)2004 Random House AudioBooks
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"Hayder's horrible ability for making you fear for your life is a very modern achievement." (Daily Telegraph)
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By Naomi on 01-30-11

Thriller...

An excellent thriller, set in Japan, with a fascinating central character. It works really well with two narrators (one male, one female), both of whom are excellent. Gripping, though some may find it gory in parts.

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By Susan Kleppestø on 04-08-13

Great story, great narrators.

I read this book a few years ago and enjoyed it a lot. Listening to this audible version was an even better experience. Mo Hayder writes an intelligent thriller which keeps you hooked all the way and both the narrators were perfect for their roles. The last part of the book is really exiting and made a 6 hour bus trip fly buy. Really recommend you to listen to this.

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