9780099502555

People Who Eat Darkness M

Parry Richard L


Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780099502555
Published: April 2012

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"Lucie Blackman tall, blonde, and 21 years-old stepped out into the vastness of Tokyo in the summer of 2000, and disappeared forever. The following winter, her dismembered remains were found buried in a seaside cave. The seven months in between had seen a massive search for the missing girl, involving Japanese policemen, British private detectives, Australian dowsers and Lucie's desperate, but bitterly divided, parents. As the case unfolded, it drew the attention of prime ministers and sado-masochists, ambassadors and con-men, and reporters from across the world. Had Lucie been abducted by a religious cult, or snatched by human traffickers? Who was the mysterious man she had gone to meet? And what did her work, as a 'hostess' in the notorious Roppongi disrtic of Tokyo, really involve? Richard Lloyd Parry, an award-winning foreign correspondent, has followed the case since Lucie's disappearance. Over the course of a decade, he has travelled to four continents to interview those caught up in the story, fought off a legal attack in the Japanese courts, and worked undercover as a barman in a Roppongi strip club. He has talked exhaustively to Lucie's friends and family and won uni

Details
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN13: 9780099502555
  • Published: April 2012
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Width: 13.1 mm
  • Height: 3 mm
  • Depth: 19.7 mm
  • Publisher:not specified

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