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The Wind-up Bird Chronicle - Book 3 Chapter 7: The Mystery of the Hanging House (Pgs. 387-390) Summary & Analysis

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Book 3 Chapter 7: The Mystery of the Hanging House (Pgs. 387-390) Summary

The Miyawaki house is called "The Hanging House" because the entire family dies in the residence after Kojiro Miyawaki's financial ruin. The current owner is a company known as Akasaka Research.

Book 3 Chapter 7: The Mystery of the Hanging House (Pgs. 387-390) Analysis

This is an interesting shift in point of view. The absence of a concrete narrator means that the reader can take what is printed at face value. A newspaper article suggests some form of legitimacy. Moreover, the mention of the Miyawaki property lends the whole neighborhood a certain air of mystery. People who read a paper such as this one are interested in mild sensationalism. While the crimes which take place in the Miyawaki house are certainly tragic, what happens there now is more cloak and dagger...

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