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Petit Bourgeois Volume 5: The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 4)

The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 3) | Contents | The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 5) There was no end to the customers in Patisserie Kogi Annex Ruriko. Gentle laughter, quiet sounds of crockery coming into contact with one another, as well as the high-pitched clinks of a fork striking a plate reached my ears. I […]

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Petit Bourgeois Volume 5: The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 3)

The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 2) | Contents | The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 4) There is a song about hitting a pocket to make the biscuits within increase in number. I had no recollection of hitting anything, but there was now one more macaron on Osanai-san’s plate. However, she was not visibly pleased. No

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Petit Bourgeois Volume 5: The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 2)

The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 1) | Contents | The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 3) Patisserie Kogi Annex Ruriko was constructed at a location about ten minutes’ walk south of Nagoya station. It was not as bustling as the area in front of the station, but it had a cluster of commercial buildings, and we

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Petit Bourgeois Volume 5: The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 1)

Contents | The Paris Macaron Mystery (Part 2) It was the middle of September, a little past the start of the second semester, a time when you would still feel sweaty in the afternoon, but the morning wind was somewhat cold, and you would sometimes see a mackerel sky indicative of Autumn. On such a

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Afterword by Masaki Tsuji

[Warning: This afterword contains spoilers!] [Note about Masaki Tsuji: An anime screenplay writer for Astro Boy, Dr Slump, Urusei Yatsura among many others, as well as mystery novel writer, who won the Mystery Writers of Japan Award in 1981 for Murder in Alice’s Country] Chapter 6 | Contents The first experience I had with Yonezawa-san’s

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 6: Another Autumn

Chapter 5 Part 4 | Contents | Afterword The 8th of August, Friday. The culprit of the serial arson case was arrested, and that news was reported on the television. Since Hiya Yuuto was underage, the culprit’s name was displayed as “High School Student (17)”. Apparently, the brave youth who captured the arsonist had disappeared

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 5: Midsummer Night (Full Text)

Chapter 4 | Contents | Chapter 6 Table of Contents 1 The Funado High School building was generally open during the summer break, mainly for the sake of club activities. Some people came to study, but they were few in number, because the school had no air conditioning. The library was a lot cooler, if

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 5: Midsummer Night (Part 4)

Full Text Chapter 5 Part 3 | Contents | Chapter 6 A scary person lying in wait? What a thing to say! I’d been awkwardly standing still until Urino-kun left, leaning on a tree with my arms and legs crossed as the two of them had their conversation on the other side. Though they were

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Case of the Autumn-Exclusive Kuri Kinton Chapter 5: Midsummer Night (Part 3)

Full Text Chapter 5 Part 2 | Contents | Chapter 5 Part 4 Osanai’s feet were surprisingly quick when she ran off. A firetruck had already arrived, so someone must have called for it. I could hear continued shouts of “Fire!” Residents from the surrounding area were gathering around. The police would probably arrive soon

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