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The Resource The graveyard apartment : a novel, Mariko Koike ; translated from the Japanese by Deborah Boliver Boehm

The graveyard apartment : a novel, Mariko Koike ; translated from the Japanese by Deborah Boliver Boehm

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The graveyard apartment : a novel
Title
The graveyard apartment
Title remainder
a novel
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Mariko Koike ; translated from the Japanese by Deborah Boliver Boehm
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  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"One of the most popular writers working in Japan today, Mariko Koike is a recognized master of detective fiction and horror writing. Known in particular for her hybrid works that blend these styles with elements of romance, The Graveyard Apartment is arguably Koike's masterpiece. Originally published in Japan in 1986, Koike's novel is the suspenseful tale of a young family that believes it has found the perfect home to grow into, only to realize that the apartment's idyllic setting harbors the specter of evil and that longer they stay, the more trapped they become. This tale of a young married couple who harbor a dark secret is packed with dread and terror, as they and their daughter move into a brand new apartment building built next to a graveyard. As strange and terrifying occurrences begin to pile up, people in the building start to move out one by one, until the young family is left alone with someone ... or something ... lurking in the basement. The psychological horror builds moment after moment, scene after scene, culminating with a conclusion that will make you think twice before ever going into a basement again"--
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Title
The graveyard apartment
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Summary
After moving to a new apartment complex next to a cemetery, a young Japanese family experiences strange and terrifying occurrences that send the other residents fleeing their homes, ultimately leaving them alone with a dark, evil something, or someone, residing in the basement
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Character
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10532618
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
895.63/5
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL855.O3525
LC item number
B6313 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Mariko Koike
The graveyard apartment : a novel, Mariko Koike ; translated from the Japanese by Deborah Boliver Boehm
Label
The graveyard apartment : a novel, Mariko Koike ; translated from the Japanese by Deborah Boliver Boehm
Publication
Note
"First published in Japan under the title Bochi o miorosu ie by Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd." (Tokyo, 1993)-- Verso title page
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ocn932576541
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9781250060549
Lccn
2016007862
System control number
(OCoLC)932576541

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