The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda (tr. Alison Watts).
My rating: 4 of 5 stars.
Parties are great. Parties celebrating the auspicious birthdays of elders are also great. What’s not great is when the party is spoiled by cyanide, resulting in the deaths of most people at the party, in vomit-tinged terror.
That’s one way to break up a celebration. (more…)