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The Body Wore Brocade (Tetsuo Otani #13)

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"Melville's strength lies in creating complex and beguiling characters and...he's never been better."
Wandering among New Year's revelers, Superintendent Otani is shot in the back. By strange coincidence, the Noh performer he had been watching earlier in the day is later found strangled in his luxurious home, clad in full Noh costume. The crime ri
Hardcover, 174 pages
Published 1992 by Little, Brown & Company
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Roy Peter Martin is an English author who has written under the pseudonyms James Melville and Hampton Charles.

James Melville was born in London in 1931 and educated in North London. He read philosophy at Birkbeck College before being conscripted into the RAF, then took up school-teaching and adult education. Most of his subsequent career has been spent overseas in cultural diplomacy and educationa
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