October 1, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers


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japantownA new thriller reviewed by Steve Sacks in WIRB

Aside from the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant meltdown, Japan has not been much in the international headlines since the “Japan as No. 1” days of the 1980s. In 1992 the Japanese bubble economy burst, but not before spawning Michael Crichton’s archetypal thriller Rising Sun, which looms large in the background of Japantown, author Barry Lancet’s first work of fiction.

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