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six four a novel hideo yokoyama translated from the japanese by jonathan lloyd-davies the nightmare no parent could endure the case no detective could solve the twist no reader could predict for five days in january 1989 the parents of a seven-year-old tokyo schoolgirl sat and listened to the demands of their daughter’s kidnapper they would never learn his identity they would never see their daughter again fiction farrar straus and giroux 2/7/2017 9780374265519 $27.00 hardcover 576 pages carton qty 12 9 in h 6 in w brit trans audio dram quercus publishing plc 1st ser fsg marketing national publicity national advertising library marketing campaign advance reader’s edition for the fourteen years that followed the japanese public listened to the police’s apologies they would never forget the botched investigation that became known as six four they would never forgive the authorities for their failure for one week in late 2002 the press officer attached to the police department in question confronted an anomaly in the case he could never imagine what he would uncover he would never have looked if he’d known what he would find born in 1957 hideo yokoyama worked for twelve years as an investigative reporter with a regional newspaper north of tokyo before becoming one of japan’s most acclaimed fiction writers his exhaustive and relentless work ethic is known to mirror the intense and obsessive behavior of his characters and in january 2003 he was hospitalized following a heart attack brought about by working nonstop for seventy-two hours six four is his sixth novel and his first to be published in the english language jonathan lloyd-davies studied japanese at the university of durham and chinese at oxford his translations include edge by koji suzuki with cotranslator camellia nieh the demon hunters trilogy by baku yumemakura gray men by tomotake ishikawa and 12 hardcover farrar straus and giroux february 2017