Drama, Short Stories

Land of Big Numbers by Te-Ping Chen

I usually have a problematic relationship with short stories. It takes a lot for it to feel complete enough in those few pages that amount to a story. Given this background, I am usually wary of picking up a collection. Then again, the rewards on a good day weigh heavier, and I was really tempted… Continue reading Land of Big Numbers by Te-Ping Chen

Historical fiction, Mystery

The Mitford Murders (Mitford Murders #1) by Jessica Fellowes

In order to re-enter the zone of writing actual content on the blog which I would like to read a few years on, I set down actual pen to paper. I hoped this action would stimulate that which has been missing and I might (once again) attempt to kick start my old processes. Since I… Continue reading The Mitford Murders (Mitford Murders #1) by Jessica Fellowes

Mystery

The Honjin Murders and The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo

This is the first Japanese translation mystery that I have read, and this must be taken into account with regards to my ratings. The first book of the reprints was The Honjin Murders. The story begins in a small town with the arrival of a disfigured man. This coincides with the marriage of one of… Continue reading The Honjin Murders and The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo