Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company,
First English language edition.
A chilling Japanese psychological thriller about four women, forever connected by one horrible day in their childhood--fifteen years later, someone wants to make sure they never forget. Finalist for the 2018 EDGAR AWARD for Best Paperback Original "As ethereal and literary as it is a sharp, tight crime novel." -- A Literary Hub Best Crime Book of the Year When they were girls, Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuko were tricked into leaving their friend Emily with a mysterious stranger. Then the unthinkable occurred: Emily was found murdered hours later. The four friends were never able to describe the stranger to the police; the killer's trail went cold. Asako, the bereaved mother, curses the surviving girls, vowing that they will be the ones to pay for her daughter's murder... Like Confessions , Kanae Minato's award-winning, internationally bestselling debut, PENANCE is a dark tale of revenge and psychological drama that will leave readers breathless.
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|Grouped Work ID||8cae14bf-3a84-0c87-4430-9daf580fe74e|
|Grouping Author||minato kanae|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-01 04:17:01AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-23 04:23:09AM|
|auth_author2||Gabriel, Philip, 1953-|
|author||Minato, Kanae, 1973-|
Oliver La Farge Branch
|display_description||"The tense, chilling story of four women haunted by a childhood trauma. When they were children, Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuko were tricked into separating from their friend Emili by a mysterious stranger. Then the unthinkable occurs: Emili is found murdered hours later. Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuko weren't able to accurately describe the stranger's appearance to the police after the Emili's body was discovered. Asako, Emili's mother, curses the surviving girls, vowing that they will pay for her daughter's murder. Like Confessions, Kanae Minato's award-winning, internationally bestselling debut novel, PENANCE is a dark and voice-driven tale of revenge and psychological trauma that will leave readers breathless"--|
|local_callnumber_santafe||Mystery Minato, K|
|owning_library_santafe||Santa Fe Public Library|
Oliver La Farge Branch
|subject_facet||Detective and mystery fiction|
Fiction -- Mystery & Detective -- Women Sleuths
Girls -- Crimes against -- Fiction
Revenge -- Fiction
Young women -- Fiction
|title_full||Penance / Kanae Minato ; translated by Philip Gabriel|
Mystery & Detective