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A young police officer and an old Japanese expert police officer investigate a murder of a woman. As their case comes to a close, the two officers learn for themselves why the Japanese say "Business is war".
The review of this Book prepared by Greg Mahler



A call-girl is found dead in the forty sixth floor of a large Japenese corporation in Los Angeles. A liasion officer,Peter Smith and a detective with unusual knowledge of japenese culture,Jack Connor,investigate the mysterious death,unraveling a plot which accords the famous japenese
saying "BUSINESS IS WAR".
The review of this Book prepared by INDRAJITH KRISHNAMURTHY



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   10% Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   character killed during/after sexing    -   Proving innocence of very obvious suspect Kind of investigator    -   police procedural, American Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   feelings towards family/friends Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   Black

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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