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The Fetishist

by Katherine Min

Booklist (starred)

This raucous, gorgeous, harrowing novel from Min, who passed away in 2019, was published with help from the author’s daughter. Starring in this fairytale gone wrong is Kyoko, a punk rock musician in her early twenties, who harbors a revenge fantasy since the tragic death of her classical musician mother. With help from her sweet boyfriend, Kornell, she endeavors to make […]

Publishers Weekly

This spiky posthumous novel from Min (Secondhand World), who died in 2019, combines a story of lost love with a revenge fantasy and a critique of racial fetishism. The narrative revolves around two seemingly unrelated Asian American women: Kyoko, a Baltimore manga artist and punk rocker; and Alma, a retired classical cellist in Southern California, […]

Kirkus Reviews

Three musicians reckoning with loss search for meaning, healing, and revenge. Despite her tattoos and piercings, Kyoko Tokugawa is shy, preferring to express her biggest emotions on stage with her guitar, or in her murder plot. Kyoko’s target is Daniel Karmody, a professional violinist and serial seducer of Asian American women, including Kyoko’s mother. In […]