Paging David Fincher: True crime’s hot streak continues with the news that Fox has just snapped up the rights to journalist Richard Lloyd Parry’s genuinely eerie 2010 best-seller People Who Eat Darkness, about a young British woman whose expat adventures in Tokyo met a horrifically grim end in 2000.

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LePepperReturns

I read this book last year after hearing about it online. It’s a genuinely sad, gripping story - and there’s one aside about midway through - a sneak into a suspicious apartment - that is truly one of the gnarliest passage I’ve ever read.