This book is a collection of five short stories about five mysterious cases related to the "shop" in an antique shop, a used bookstore, a barber shop, a shop that is about to go bankrupt, and a strange shop where no one knows what the business is.
The representative work of Ariekawa Arieki, the pioneer author of Japanese new Bunge reasoning
The popular "Fire Village Yingsheng" series
Clinical criminologist Ei-sei Fuamura and mystery writer Ariekawa Arieki partner up to face the challenge once again.
What is the "magic thing" hidden in the heart?
"Too bad you're a day too late."
This book is accompanied by famous mystery novelist Atsuya Higashukawa's wonderful explanation!
About the author
Yuki Ariekawa, born in 1959 in Osaka, Japan, is a pioneer of the Shin-Bunge School and served as the first president of the Shin-Bunge Mystery Writers Club. He was known as the "Ellery Quinn of Japan" for his emphasis on the rigor of his reasoning and the novelty of his tricks. In 2003, his work "Malay Railway Mystery" won the 56th Japan Mystery Writers Association Award; In 2008, his work "The City of the Queen Country" won the gold medal of the 8th Serious Reasoning Competition.