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Sinister forces collide—and unite a host of desperate characters—in this eerie collection of interwoven tales from Yoko Ogawa, the critically acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the Professor.

An aspiring writer moves into a new apartment and discovers that her landlady has murdered her husband. Elsewhere, an accomplished surgeon is approached by a cabaret singer, whose beautiful appearance belies the grotesque condition of her heart. And while the surgeon’s jealous lover vows to kill him, a violent envy also stirs in the soul of a lonely craftsman. Desire meets with impulse and erupts, attracting the attention of the surgeon’s neighbor—who is drawn to a decaying residence that is now home to instruments of human torture. Murderers and mourners, mothers and children, lovers and innocent bystanders—their fates converge in an ominous and darkly beautiful web.

Yoko Ogawa’s Revenge is a master class in the macabre that will haunt you to the very end.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Yoko Ogawa is an absolute master of the Gothic at its most beautiful and dangerous, and Revenge is a collection that deepens and darkens with every story you read.”

    Peter Straub, Bram Stoker Award–winning author

  • “Yoko Ogawa’s Revenge is a secret garden of dark, glorious flowers: silky, heartbreakingly beautiful … and poison to their roots.”

    Joe Hill, New York Times bestselling author of Heart-Shaped Box

  • “Anger, mayhem, and murder are in the air, yet Ogawa lulls us with psychological tenderness and evocative details until the macabre bursts forth full strength. These are delectably fantastic, endlessly intriguing tales of obsession, revenge, and unforeseen interconnections.”

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About the Author

Yoko Ogawa is the author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including Hotel Iris, The Gift of Numbers, and The Diving Pool. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, A Public Space, and Zoetrope. She is the recipient of the Shirley Jackson Award and several Japanese literary awards, including the Kyoza Izumi Prize and the Tanizaki Prize.