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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To ask other readers questions about The Devotion of Suspect Xplease sign hiyashino. View all 5 comments. The book has good twists at the end, but the plot takes way too long to get there. The classic whodunit works by misdirection, same as a magic trick. Yukawa is a physics professor who also is a genius.

This book is simply amazing. The novel won him numerous awards, including the th Naoki Prizewhich is a highly regarded award in Japan.

Yigashino have Ishigami, a teacher obsessed with Maths who likes solving difficult problems and Yukawa, a physicist and his former colleague who’s master of observation and assists police frequently in their investigations and is known as detective Galileo. Keigo Higashino based on the novel byHai Chi screenplay by. Yasuko bekerja di sebuah kedai bento da Pasti kalian pernah kan, pacaran, lalu karena suatu hal hubungan kalian putus.

Suatu malam, Togashi, mantan suami Yasuko, mendatangi apartemen Yasuko dan membuatnya jengkel. He concocts a seemingly unbreakable alibi for mother and daughter: And then Togashi turns up at her apartment; a fight ensues and Togashi ends up dead.

The Devotion of Suspect X

Ishigami swiftly deduces what’s gone on and offers to make everything right for them. Think I somewhat spoiled it for you vevotion Later, I learned it is 3 in the Detective Galileo series. View all 3 comments.


Edit Storyline A murder mystery that follows a cat-and-mouse relationship between a relentless detective and his equally clever former classmate who’s protecting the guilty. This made me think of two intelligent people playing a game of chess.

So for us, this isn’t so much a whodunit as a story of will they get caught. But when you continue reading, you will find out different aspects of this simple looking case and you just cannot guess the whole thing of y I never read any book of this writer before. It is a book that is as much about characters and social protocols as much as mystery, but don’t let that frighten you away.

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When a Snail Falls in Higsshino After undergoing a procedure to erase his memories, a successful author begins having unexplained recollections relating to a series of unsolved murders. A crime is committed and then a plan is hgashino to cover-up the crime. Ishigami is not the person everyone sees, but only Yukawa could understand his plan to cover up the murder committed by Yasuko.

Dec 29, Poonam rated it really liked it Recommended to Poonam by: View all 10 comments.

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Tang Chuan Luyi Zhang It sounds as if he is implying that verifying a solution might be harder than finding a solution, and I do not think anyone seriously considers this higashinl mathematical possibility. An adaptation of Higashino Keigo’s sixth novel in the popular Galileo series. The translation is done pretty well and the flow of the story is really good.


This has whet my appetite for the next book in the series, Salvation of a Saintwhich I’ve xuspect downloaded. Looking for beautiful books? There are surprises to the very last paragraph.

When she and her little girl coincidentally murd This is my first Japanese Author that I tried. My only problem with this is the translation by Alexander O. Watch Now With Prime Video. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

What follows is a cat-and-mouse game, or perhaps, a chess game, which I think may be the more apt analogy, between the murderers and the police, and between Yukawa and Ishigama. Enter gave neighbor Devotjon, a secondary school math educator equipped for making the ideal explanation: What fascinated me, and raised this book to four stars, was the tussle between the mathematician – who delights in creating insoluble puzzles – and the physicist interested in tweaking out nature’s laws from her behaviour, and building mathematical models for the same.

The Devotion of Suspect X was the second highest selling book in all of Japan— fiction or nonfiction—the year it was published, with overcopies sold. Full marks to the author as well as the translator Alexander O. After meeting him again after so many years, Yukawa becomes convinced that Ishigami had something to do with the murder.