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月光 (電撃文庫)

月光 - 間宮夏生, 白味噌, Natsuki Mamiya This book was pretty much all telling and no showing, which coloured my enjoyment of it. I don't know if this is just how light novels are written or the fault of translation-- in any case, I could have done without the narrator repeatedly telling us how perfect Youko and would rather have just seen more evidence of her flawless persona. The premise is interesting, I was intrigued by the murder recipe and I think the concept of this book is great but I wasn't into the execution. The problem is that I just didn't find Youko to be a compelling enough character to carry the story and she's basically the focal point of the whole book.