SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS by Boris Akunin
While they search for the Jack of Spades, a far more ominous criminal appears: someone is emulating Jack the Ripper, carving up prostitutes and leaving the pieces in grotesque patterns. For lovers of intricate plots in exotic settings, this idiosyncratic author and his most unusual hero cannot be beat. It's a 5.
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