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The bulk of Martin Cruz Smith’s “Tokyo Station” is set in 1941, when the impending war with the Allied Forces was the talk of Tokyo.

Yet a third of the way into the book, which was published as “December 6” in the U.S., the reader, like the characters, is still waiting for action, the meat and bones of any thriller. It comes in time, but Cruz Smith certainly does draw out the tension.

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