The characters were well drawn, the pacing excellent, and the plot extremely clever.
So, i agree that it would not be easy to do a straight-up translation and make it seem like it was originally written in English.
Natsuo Kirino's imagery pulls the reader into becoming a part of every character and setting.
Revenge is sweet, especially if it's gruesome. There's hardly a male character in this riveting tale who doesn't get what he deserves.Published 11 hours ago by Dennis Dillow
Out is completely unexpected at every turn, both in the plotting and in the characters. Even though there are several POV male characters, this is fiercely, startlingly a book... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Torah Cottrill
Translation is horrible, stylistically dull and often grammatically incorrect, novel itself probably twice as long as it needs to be. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Keith Perry
This one of my favorite novels. It so atmospheric and well written I felt that I was programmed into another reality and could not escape till I finished the book. Read morePublished 5 months ago by reader
This book had me glued to the pages. Visuai image rise were so well described I could envision it as if I was there. The way it is structured is unbelievable! Read morePublished 6 months ago by CM
I was in love with this book up until the last 100 pages, then it was all downhill from there. I knew it was going to end the way it did because there are several hints throughout... Read morePublished 8 months ago by ErinEms