Devotion of Suspect X [Keigo Higashino] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Devotion of Suspect X. Higashino won Japan’s Naoki Prize for Best Novel with this stunning thriller about miscarried human devotion, a bestseller in Japan. The Devotion of Suspect X [Yôgisha X no kenshin] (). Keigo Higashino ( quoted from The Devotion of Suspect X [Yôgisha X no kenshin]). “Maybe you’re.

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On some previous case, Kusanagi met Yukawa, discovering how adept the professor is at solving tricky crimes, so Kusanagi sometimes drops by the professor’s classroom or laboratory to visit.

Their next door neighbor, Ishigama, who is a math teacher, hears it all.

See all 7 questions about The Devotion of Suspect X…. To see the entire list or to see more works of mathematical fiction, return to the Homepage. Manabu Yukawa, to sift through the clues and red herrings.

Detektif Kusanagi sebenarnya curiga pada Yasuko, namun alibi Yasuko yang begitu tak terbantahkan membuatnya bingung. Yasuko is a single mother to her teen-aged daughter Misato.

Ishimagi weaves an elaborate story of murder around him and presents the answer while it rests on Yukawa to figure it out. Its blend of a page-turning story, evocative Tokyo setting and utterly surprising ending make it a must-read for anyone interested in international fiction.


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The Devotion of Suspect X

It felt almost like a play to me: The ending is one of the higashhino I’ve ever read. The murder happens during the first and second chapters, and we immediately know who committed it! Shogi is also known as Japanese Chess Impossible to review without spoilers, impossible to stop thinking about. The crime is committed in the first two chapters without hiding the identity of the culprits and you might be left wondering what more higsshino there for you to read.

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Thanks to the Carols and Vivian for having left such thoughtful reviews that intrigued me enough to request it! The three circle each other until somebody apparently keeigo. It leaves me curious to check out Higashino’s other works.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It had been a stunning read for me. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Yukawa, apparently testing whether his old friend’s abilities have ddevotion as they both approach middle age, brings a purported counter-example to the Riemann Hypothesis to show Tbe, and is suitably impressed when he is able to identify the flaw in only one night.

He concocts a seemingly unbreakable alibi for mother and daughter: So for us, this isn’t so much a whodunit as a story of will they get caught. When she plans to gigashino herself in, her neighbour Ishigami, a hiashino mathematical genius who is obsessed with her, prevents it. Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi.


This work of mathematical fiction is recommended by Alex for literati.

The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

The plot is very cleverly constructed and is one that will have you going “wow! Sumida River in Tokyo Photograph by Thw Muttoo A dead body whose face is smashed to hide the identity shows up near the river and Detective Kusanagi must identify the murder and find the perpetrator. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Having read the fifth novel in this series, Salvation of a SaintI was intrigued enough to read this one.

I got the L and Kira vibes from it simply because of the way both were trying to outmaneuver each other. This has been one of the top thrillers I have read this year and this story is like nothing I have ever read.

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