L'Eté du Sumo (Summer of the Sumo) Book Summary and Study Guide

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In Tokyo, Wata Fujitaro, a poor private detective is sent to look after the wife of a Lord of Sumo. He understands that she's the slave of a fanatic cult association and saves her. But she's killed by the fanatics. The lord of Sumo will then erase the evil temple.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 70%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   very humorous Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Religious overtones?    -   Yes Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   cult

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   40's-50's


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Japan City?    -   Yes City:    -   wealthy

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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