The Devotion of Suspect X
Publish date: 2012
Pages no: 440
Edition language: English
, Asian Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Japanese Literature
Series: Detective Galileo (#3)
Woah!!!! What a mind wrangling book!!! This was a gripping, thrilling, confusing, awesome story. What seemed idiotic in the beginning seemed logical in the end. What seemed unbelievable seemed the only believable thing in the end. I probably have to read this again to soak in the nuances but
In the beginning of the story, a man who have been harassing his ex-wife was first injured by his own daughter. He fought back and the girl's mother kill this man in self-defense. The story go really weird real fast. The next door neighbor knew that they are in trouble and offered to dispose t...
"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...
“Simple deduction.” Good, if not knock-your-socks-off brilliant, summer pot-boiler with a setup that wouldn’t have been out of place in Jimmy McGovern’s “Cracker” (c.f. the “Best Boys” episode). It certainly rockets past, there is only the merest sprinkling of Japanese exoticism (basically just name...