To understand Tokyo, grasp the impact of Japan’s occupation after its defeat in World War II, says the author of a neo-noir crime trilogy set in the city in the 1940s

//To understand Tokyo, grasp the impact of Japan’s occupation after its defeat in World War II, says the author of a neo-noir crime trilogy set in the city in the 1940s

To understand Tokyo, grasp the impact of Japan’s occupation after its defeat in World War II, says the author of a neo-noir crime trilogy set in the city in the 1940s

Tokyo Redux by David Peace, pub. KnopfWith Tokyo Redux, David Peace’s dark, deep and often twisted neo-noir Tokyo trilogy set in post-war Japan reaches its apotheosis. Peace is partly relieved.The series, based on true stories and still unsolved crimes, has absorbed 14 years of his life. Speaking from his home in Tokyo, the Yorkshire-born British author says: “The crimes that form the focus of the three books are central, but it’s the period that is omnipresent.”That period is that of the…

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