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Book review: 'People Who Eat Darkness' is a masterful true crime tale
Book review: 'People Who Eat Darkness' is a masterful true crime tale

People Who Eat Darkness The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished From the Streets of Tokyo — and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up Richard Lloyd Parry FSG Originals: 464 pp., $16 paper Americans have an advantage in reading "People Who Eat Darkness" — we are less likely to know about Lucie Blackman. The blond Brit was 21 when she disappeared in Japan in 2000; the months-long search for her made headlines in both Japan and England. Unlike readers there, we have an extra level of suspense — we don't know what happened to Lucie — although we will by the middle of this masterful literary true crime story, which earns its comparisons to Truman...

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