The Devotion of Suspect X: A Detective Galileo Novel
Publish date: February 1st 2011
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 298
Edition language: English
, Asian Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Japanese Literature
Series: Detective Galileo (#3)
"The Devotion Of Suspect X" is an original, surprising, thought-provoking crime novel set in Japan. It's one of the most satisfying reads I've had this year so far because it's fresh, it works on so many levels and it's entertaining. "The Devotion Of Suspect X" sets out to do something different t...
My original review has disappeared, along with all my other reviews from 2015 :(. At any rate, this is the first novel by Keigo Higashino I read, and it blew me away and made me a Higashino fan for life. The plot is meticulously developed and wonderfully paced, and my heart went out to Ishigami. I...
This is not the type of crime/detective novel where the biggest mystery is who committed the crime, as it is already revealed to the reader since the beginning. Instead the reader is brought to wonder how Suspect X managed to conceal the crime and befuddle the police.I'd actually already watched the...
Excellent crime mystery. The author narrates the story from the POV of the people involved in the murder: on one hand, Yasuko, the victim's ex-wife and Ishigami, the neighbor in love with Yasuko; on the other, the detective in charge of the case, Kusanagi, and occasionally, Prof. Yukawa, also known ...
I was initially attracted to Devotion of Suspect X because it is part of Higashino's Galileo series. I watched the Galileo drama (Japanese TV Series) and loved it. I don't think the drama contained this book. Devotion of Suspect X is the first of Keigo Higashino's books in this series to be translat...