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姑獲鳥之夏 Natsuhiko Kyogoku

姑獲鳥之夏

Natsuhiko Kyogoku

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In Japanese folklore, a ghost that arise from the burial of a pregnant woman is an Ubume.The Summer of Ubume is the first of Japans hugely popular Kyogokudo series, which has 9 titles and 4 spinoffs thus far.Akihiko Kyogokudo Chuzenji, theMoreIn Japanese folklore, a ghost that arise from the burial of a pregnant woman is an Ubume.The Summer of Ubume is the first of Japans hugely popular Kyogokudo series, which has 9 titles and 4 spinoffs thus far.Akihiko Kyogokudo Chuzenji, the titles hero, is an exorcist with a twist: he doesnt blieve in ghosts. To circumnavigate his clients inability to come to grips with a problem being their own, he creates fake supernatural explanations--ghosts--that he the exorcises by way of staged rituals. His patients belief that he has vanquished the ghost creating their problems cures them.In this first adventure, Kyogokudo, must unravel the mystery of a woman who has been pregnant for 20 months and find her husband, who disappeared two months into the pregnancy. And unravel he does, in the books final disturbing scene.