[Looking for nominations!] Intermediate Japanese Book Club // Now Reading: セーラー服と機関銃

Title: ナナブンノイチ (One in Seven)
Japanese Level: Similar to Autumn Prison


Synopsis: Seems to be a tale about a band of fraudsters / con artists planning an operation - with some double crossing intrigue going on between the members. Don’t know for sure about this book, but in general the author is known for having a comic style to his writing.

Why it would be a good choice:
-I’ve read a couple of this guy’s books already and they’re both easy and fun to read
-Standalone book with paperback and kindle editions available
-Best reviewed work in a popular looking franchise (main criticism of his books by natives appears to be that the writing is too simplistic - which should be music to our ears!)
-Departure from previous books
-…has a cool cover?

Why it might not be a good choice:
-Difficulty - dependent on how people find Autumn Prison
-His other books - while nowhere close to gritty - do feature a fair amount of sex and violence, and this looks like being no exception