Roppongi the Novel – Top 1.5% of Amazon by Booksales – 13 in its Genre Category!

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18 months after publication, Roppongi the Novel regularly bounces back into the top 1% or 2% by Amazon sales. It continues to sell well and be appreciated by pretty much everybody! It has been a fabulous journey so far, and I cannot thank my readers enough! It really is my favourite part, hearing from you guys and girls about which parts of the novel resonated with you, and how it perhaps time-travelled you back to the mean streets of mid-90′s Roppongi. Those days are well gone now. With the advent of Roppongi-Hills and Tokyo Mid-town, Roppongi has long-since been gentrified almost beyond recognition … and is now a safe upmarket shopping mall suitable for families! ;)   Let’s call it “Roppongi-Lite,” shall we? :)

If you enjoyed reading Roppongi, PLEASE do me and the book a favour, and post your review on Amazon. Many thanks!

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Roppongi the Novel – Latest Review – 71st 5 Star Amazon Review – by P Andrews – “Very Entertaining Book.”

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“No time to get bored during the reading of ‘Roppongi!’ I lived in this area of Tokyo as a dancer for about 4 years and the first part of the book put me straight back years ago in the life of this crazy place. I was living it again! Luckily, I didn’t experience personally what happens to Zack, the main character of the novel, in the second part, which is taking off with action. Really, a book to recommend. When you start it, you can’t stop it! Well done Nick.”

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Roppongi the Novel – Latest Review – 70th 5 Star Amazon Review – by Chizling – “A Proper Roller Coaster!”

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Having lived in and near Roppongi at the time this story is set, it is fair to say the picture painted as a backdrop to the story is a very vivid and accurate one. Roppongi (the novel) is everything you could want wrapped up in 400 pages. Roppongi the place has to be experienced to be believed … you’ve been warned!

A compelling story that I was drawn to initially as it was set in my old stomping grounds of thrill filled Tokyo. Once my initial fascination ran its course and I’d reminisced about many of the locations mentioned in the book, the underlying story gripped me.

A story covering a highly turbulent time for the main character with more ups and downs than any man deserves. While there are many aspects to the story that could be seen as tragic, the overall journey is a positive one.

I can’t really put any more detail in the review as it would spoil the story. It’s safe to say however that while the book is a work of fiction, its resemblance to what Roppongi was like in the late 1990’s is striking.

A well worthwhile read.

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Roppongi the Novel – Latest Review – 69th 5 Star Amazon Review – by Stacey – “Fantastic Read!”

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This is a book I would have normally read over the course of a weekend but I wanted to savour it, and took it in piece by piece. What a fantastic journey through places I expect Nick Vasey has spent quite a bit of time in! Zack is a sexy character which provides the reader with a source of entertainment. It’s a fun, sad, chilling read at times, and one that has lifted the veil on this district. Will Nick continue his stories in this place or take us to other lands??

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Roppongi the Novel – Top 1% of Amazon by Booksales – 12 in its Genre Category!

14 months after publication, Roppongi the Novel continues to sell well and be appreciated by pretty much everybody! It has been a fabulous journey so far, and I cannot thank my readers enough. It really is my favourite part, hearing from you guys about which parts of the novel resonated with you, and how it time-travelled you back to the mean streets of mid-90’s Roppongi. Those days are well gone now. With the advent of Roppongi-Hills and Tokyo Mid-town, Roppongi has long-since been gentrified almost beyond recognition … and is now a safe upmarket shopping mall suitable for families! ;)  Let’s call it “Roppongi-Lite,” shall we?🙂

If you enjoyed reading Roppongi, PLEASE do me and the book a favour, and post your review on Amazon. Many thanks!

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Roppongi the Novel – Latest Review – 68th 5 Star Amazon Review – by Anita – “Exciting, Mysterious, Dangerous – That’s Roppongi!”

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WOW! Roppongi is a wild ride into a part of Japanese “society” that is exciting, mysterious, dangerous and fascinating.

Zack, the main character, is bartender extraordinaire – though I think he does more chicks that tending bar. But, he is a very likeable character – and I think a little troubled.

I’m not a weepy person – but the letter that Zack writes Carla at the end just about did me. LOVED it.

This is Nick’s first book and I really enjoyed it. The only criticism that I have is there wasn’t enough dialogue between characters in the first half of the book. In the second half, Nick got his groove on and I couldn’t wait to see what happened next.

I would love to see Johnny Depp play Zack. Of course, I just love Johnny Depp in anything!

BUY the book …..You’ll love it. It will open up a whole new world for you!

Where’s Book Two, Nick?

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Roppongi the Novel – Latest Review – 67th 5 Star Amazon Review – by Pangea – “Do Not Hesitate To Buy This Book !!!”

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Do not hesitate to buy this book!! You will not regret it. This is one of the best books I have read in years! An engaging story filled with intrigue, action, drugs, love, sex. All the things one wants to experience when traveling abroad. All very well written. This book gives you insight into a world most people never experience.

The book captures your interest right away and pulls you in for a wild ride. It is a wonderful and exciting ride, one you are glad you took, through the safe distance of the characters. Vasey does a fantastic job of creating well developed characters, and a very likeable protagonist Zack. An excellent effort from a first time author.

Roppongi offers a wonderful way to escape the drab everyday life many of us experience. I found myself not wanting to put it down. When at work, I was eagerly anticipating getting home to read more. It is an absolute pleasure to get lost in Vasey’s world of Roppongi. Without a doubt his book would make a great movie.

I eagerly await more from this exceptionally talented author. Until then I will be reading Roppongi again, as well as recommending it to anyone looking for a fantastic book to read!

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