We started reading on Jan 1st, 2022.
|Week||Start Date||Chapter Names||Page Count|
|Week 1||Jan 1st||「三本指の男」、「本陣の末裔」、「琴鳴りぬ」||~28.5|
|Week 2||Jan 8th||「大惨劇」、「琴爪の新用途」、「鎌と琴柱」||~30.5|
|Week 3||Jan 15th||「捜査会議」、「金田一耕助」||~25.5|
|Week 4||Jan 22nd||「猫の墓」、「探偵小説問答」||~23.5|
|Week 5||Jan 29th||「二通の手紙」、「墓をあばいて」||~25.5|
|Week 6||Feb 5th||「礒川警部警倒す」、「耕助の実験」、「本陣の悲劇」||~31|
|Week 7||Feb 12th||「予行演習」、「止むを得ざる密室」、「曼珠沙華」||~32|
- Please use spoiler tags for major events in the current chapter(s) and any content in future chapters.
- When asking for help, please mention the chapter and page number. Also mention what version of the book you are reading.
- Don’t be afraid of asking questions, even if they seem embarrassing at first. All of us are here to learn.
- To you lurkers out there: Join the conversation, it’s fun!
Are you planning to read 本陣殺人事件 with the book club?
- Yes, but I might start late
- Not sure
If so, which version will you be reading?
|井上 英三||いのうえ えいぞう||Narrator’s friend (Chapter 1: 三本指の男) (Week 1)|
|一柳 賢蔵||いちやなぎ けんぞう||Head of the family, eldest son, 40 yo, philosopher, lives with his parents|
|一柳 糸子||いちやなぎ いとこ||Kenzou’s mother, widow, 57 yo (Chapter 2: 本陣の末裔)|
|一柳 妙子||いちやなぎ たえこ||Second child, eldest daughter, lives in Shanghai|
|一柳 隆二||いちやなぎ りゅうじ||Third child, second son, 35yo, doctor in Osaka|
|一柳 三郎||いちやなぎ さぶろう||Fourth child, third son, 25yo, lives with his parents|
|一柳 鈴子||いちやなぎ すずこ||Fifth child, second daughter, 17yo, lives with her parents|
|一柳 良介||いちやなぎ りょうすけ||Cousin of the five children, 38yo|
|一柳 秋子||いちやなぎ あきこ||良介’s wife|
|久保 克子||くぼ かつこ||賢蔵’s fiancé|
|久保 林吉||くぼ りんきち||克子’s father, deceased, fruit farmer|
|久保 銀造||くぼ ぎんぞう||克子’s uncle and the one who raised her/supports her (Week 2)|