Natsuo Kirino is a wonderfully bitter writer who produces daunting character studies of disturbed, claustrophobic personalities (as would be expected of someone living in Tokyo, I guess).
Certainly a twisted mind, she writes about murder, prostitution, envy and jealousy. Her characters are dark and warped, but identifiably human.
The style is a morbid expose of the criminal mind, full of mystery and suspense. Very mature, and often gruesome.
Tragically few of her 16+ novels have been translated into English, but you should definitely snap up those that have.
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