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The devil of Nanking

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Published by Penguin/Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945,
  • Criminals,
  • Nightclubs,
  • British,
  • Fiction,
  • College teachers,
  • Young women,
  • Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMo Hayder
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6058.A688594 D48 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination471 p. ;
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24972639M
    ISBN 100143036998
    ISBN 109780143036999
    OCLC/WorldCa70715361

      The Devil Of Nanking (Book): Hayder, Mo: Grey has come to Tokyo in pursuit of a past she doesn'tunderstand, searching for a lost piece of film supposedly taken during theinfamous Nanking Massacre in But the only man who can help her won'singly desperate in an alien city, Grey takes a job at an unsavoury , one terrifying .


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The Devil of Nanking was a bit slow at times, but things come together in a gripping away. Details are slowly exposed, leaving you curious as to how everything will come together. Although I I have read almost all of Mo Hayder’s work – the only book I still need to read is Pig Island – and always enjoy her work/5.

Scary.”—Douglas Wolk, The New York Times Book Review “There is a terrible beauty to both narratives as they unfold toward an agonizing but inevitable conclusion, with the two stories dovetailing exquisitely The Devil of Nanking just may be one of the best books of the year.”—Tom and Enid Schantz, The Denver Post/5().

The Devil of Nanking ends as it begins - which is to say it's a thoroughly satisfying thriller." — New York Daily News "The Devil of Nanking is the kind of novel that invites excessive praise. It is beautifully written and often fascinating, and it has a powerful historical hook." — Washington Post/5(35).

The second half of the book is more accomplished than the first, with fewer sentences that "break the mood." However, stages must be set for the story to be told, and this tale is well worth your time.

The Devil of Nanking is entertaining, elucidating, and evocative/5. About The Book. Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world’s most fascinating cities—Tokyo—from an internationally best-selling author.

Internationally best-selling author Mo Hayder’s two previous novels have won her a reputation for harrowing, haunting, and pitch-perfect thriller writing. Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world's most fascinating cities-Tokyo-from an internationally best-selling author.

© Mo Hayder (P) Tantor Media, Inc. A superb third thriller from Hayder (The Treatment,etc.), who sends a troubled young Englishwoman to Tokyo in search of evidence about a half-century-old war reasons she initially only hints at, Grey is obsessed with the Nanking massacre, a monthlong orgy of atrocities perpetrated by the Japanese army on Chinese civilians.

Tokyo is a novel by British crime writer Mo was short-listed for the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger award, as well as several others.

(For the US market, the title was changed to "The Devil of Nanking," which had been Hayder's working-title for the book.)Tokyo was reviewed by the internationally read UK newspaper, the Guardian as well as by Kirkus Author: Mo Hayder.

With the redolent atmosphere of Ian Rankin and the spine-chilling characters of Thomas Harris, Mo Hayder’s The Devil of Nanking takes the reader on an electrifying literary ride from the palatial apartments of yakuza kingpins to deep inside the secret history of one of the twentieth century’s most brutal events: the Nanking Massacre.

The Devil of Nanking \ Mo Hader Grey traveled all the way to Japan to to get an item which will change her life. However, in order to get it she must complete a dangerous mission which includes.

To finally read a book which depicts the buried horrors of the Japanese ruthless devastation of Banking is beyond read Iris Chang's Rape of Nanking,I stumbled upon the The Devil of Banking and once again,I was humbled by the suffering and unanswered questions that remain to this has Japan been allowed to deny and /5().

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THE DEVIL OF NANKING Mo Hayder, Author. Grove $24 (p) ISBN Hayder's third book (after 's The Treatment) is a thriller of. Editions for The Devil of Nanking: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ). Japan recently ignited an international firestorm by using the word "incident" to refer to the events of in Nanking, China.

What happens in Mo Hayder's latest novel, The Devil Of Nanking, is no mere incident; even the conventional term, "massacre," falls short. Hayder sets an unconventional detective on the trail of a lost film rumored to show a particularly nightmarish.

Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world’s most fascinating cities—Tokyo—from an internationally bestselling author.

“A haunting, lyrical, disturbing, important, suspenseful, wonderfully written and beautiful book.” —Harlan Coben/5(18). Buy a cheap copy of The Devil of Nanking book by Mo Hayder.?Dazzling In this extremely creepy book, Hayder’s third, the diabolically gifted British author spins a fascinating mystery from the legacy of Japanese Free shipping over $/5(5).

Devil of Nanking by Mo Hayder Tokyo, Grey Hutchins is in pursuit of an obsession. She is searching for a piece of film taken during the infamous Nanking massacre of Some say it never existed.

Grey is certain that it does, and that it lies hidden - somewhere in Tokyo. Alone in an alien city, Grey becomes a hostess in an exclusive club catering for Japanese Book Edition: Original Publish Date: eBook.

Product Number: EB With its focus on 's Tokyo and Nanking inThe Devil of Nanking is a literary thriller of the highest order. With its heady atmosphere of overt violence, lurking fear and sexual tension, this is a novel that takes hold of the reader and does not let go until its explosive final pages/5().

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Get this from a library. The devil of Nanking. [Mo Hayder] -- A young Englishwoman arrives in Tokyo to seek a long-lost piece of film footage dating back to the Nanking Massacre, journeying deep inside the secret history of the massacre in her pursuit of.

Part suspense tale, part Joy Luck Club and part Sophie's Choice, The Devil of Nanking is a lyrical novel in which secrets foreshadow the undoing of their bearers, and exposure of the secrets offers redemption.

History, folklore and ancient taboos are interwoven seamlessly with the modern-day mystery, which begins when Grey, a young Englishwoman, arrives penniless in Tokyo, nursing. With its focus on 's Tokyo and Nanking inThe Devil of Nanking is a literary thriller of the highest order.

With its heady atmosphere of overt violence, lurking fear and sexual tension, this is a novel that takes hold of the reader and /5(K). Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world’s most fascinating cities—Tokyo—from an internationally-bestselling author.

“A haunting, lyrical, disturbing, important, suspenseful, wonderfully written and beautiful book.” —Harlan Coben. "The Devil of Nanking" (Reviewed by Mary Whipple ) "Ignorance is not the same as insanity. It's not the same as perversion, or evil, or any of the other things you could accuse me of.

Some people are crazy and others are sick, and there are others still who are evil or freaky or whatever you call it. But this is very important. Get this from a library. The devil of Nanking. [Mo Hayder] -- A young Englishwoman travels to Tokyo to uncover the secret behind the notorious Nanking Massacre.

Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world’s most fascinating cities—Tokyo—from an internationally bestselling author.

“A haunting, lyrical, disturbing, important, suspenseful, wonderfully written and beautiful book.” —Harlan CobenBrand: Grove Atlantic. With the redolent atmosphere of Ian Rankin and the spine-chilling characters of Thomas Harris, Mo Hayder's The Devil of Nanking, takes the reader on an electrifying literary ride from the palatial apartments of yakuza kingpins to deep inside the secret history of one of the twentieth century's most brutal events: the Nanking Massacre.

A young Englishwoman 4/5(3). Scary."--Douglas Wolk, The New York Times Book Review "There is a terrible beauty to both narratives as they unfold toward an agonizing but inevitable conclusion, with the two stories dovetailing exquisitely The Devil of Nanking just may be one of the best books of the year."--Tom and Enid Schantz, The Denver Post The Devil of Nanking/5(9).

out of 5 stars the devil of nanking. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Ma Verified Purchase. this story is a little. hard to get into. at times as it moves from one decade to another but it is a story of that you have to keep. reading and the end is brilliant. Read more/5(). With the redolent atmosphere of Ian Rankin and the spine-chilling characters of Thomas Harris, Mo Hayder’s The Devil of Nanking, takes the reader on an electrifying literary ride from the palatial apartments of yakuza kingpins to deep inside the secret history of one of the twentieth century’s most brutal events: the Nanking Massacre.

The second half of the book is more accomplished than the first, with fewer sentences that "break the mood." However, stages must be set for the story to be told, and this tale is well worth your time. The Devil of Nanking is entertaining, elucidating, and evocative/5().

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The devil of Nanking by Mo Hayder; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Mystery, Criminals, Suspense fiction, Nightclubs, British, Fiction, College teachers, Thriller, Young women, Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng.

The Devil of Nanking is one hell of a story – fast-paced, cleverly woven, and expertly drawn out amid two separate time periods. It is indeed a thriller and entirely disturbing, but it’s not a horror book in the sense that it’s out to make you cringe.

Rather, it’s out to open your eyes to what one human can do to another human. The Devil of Nanking: A Novel by Mo Hayder in DJVU, RTF, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

Book Description With the redolent atmosphere of Ian Rankin and the spine-chilling characters of Thomas Harris, Mo Hayder's The Devil of Nanking takes the reader on an electrifying literary ride from the palatial apartments of yakuza kingpins to deep inside the secret history of one of the twentieth century's most brutal events: the Nanking Massacre.

Haunting. Terrifying. Beautifully strange and amazing. Mo Hayder has become my new favorite author. The Devil of Nanking is electrifying from start to finish. From the very first page the gore never stops.

This book made me feel like I needed a nice hot shower. In a good way. The narration was disturbingly delicious, the. In The Devil of Nanking, Mo Hayder spins a tale around an historical event that was suppressed for many years and was only recently brought to the gh the details and numbers of the Chinese civilians murdered by Japanese soldiers during the Massacre of Nanking are still debated, it is no longer a secret lost in denial.

Taut, gritty, sexy, and harrowing, The Devil of Nanking is an incomparable literary thriller set in one of the world's most fascinating cities—Tokyo—from an internationally-bestselling author. "A haunting, lyrical, disturbing, important, suspenseful, wonderfully written and beautiful book." —Harlan Coben.

Subtitled The Forgotten Holocaust of World War Two, her book described a massacre in which Japanese soldiers killedcivilians and raped up to 80, girls and women in Nanking, China Author: Michael Billington. About the Book. Now reissued as a B-format paperback, an extraordinary, electrifying thriller by one of Britain's bestsellingGrey Hutchins is in pursuit of an obsession.

She is searching for a piece of film taken during the infamous Nanking massacre of Some say it never existed.