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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Lists with This Book. Now they must help each other win the championship. One of the best books in the thriller genre I have read so far. However, one down-side to the novel was the abysmally bad translation.

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 higashinl same.


Firstly this is originally a Japanese novel and has been translated into English. Dec 04, Nandakishore Varma rated it really liked it. The tension mounts steadily and never slackens. Nevertheless, I enjoyed the book immensely. Yukama and Detective Kusanagi, the intrepid investigators who are suuspect to unravel the shocking and mind-boggling conundrum. Something in it puts me in mind of Agatha Christie, although it could be that she’s just the one I always think of when it comes to non-gory murder and a wuspect nuanced form of suspense.

Keigo Higashino based on the novel byHai Chi screenplay by. Aug 13, Sifat’s Book Kingdom rated it it was amazing. But what I can say is that Keigo Higashino shows how very ordinary, likeable people suspeect commit murder given a particular set of circumstances. Keigo Higashino has undoubtedly done an amazing job. Book ratings by Goodreads. This last time, though, there is a violent struggle and both Misato and Yasuko kill him.


Other books in the series. Off to find my next Detective Galileo book This article needs additional citations sspect verification.

Her abusive ex husband who’s been exhorting money from her decides to show up at her place. Nov 24, Carol rated it it was amazing Shelves: Trivia Obviously as homage to the novel it is based on, the name Tang Chuan was chosen so that its pronunciation is nearly identical to the Chinese pronunciation of the Japanese family name of the original character Yukawa.

Start your free trial. The climax is absolutely surprising and it definitely keeps the reader on tenterhooks. I mean, how can a crime thriller be kept interesting when you already know who the killer is? Dec 29, Poonam rated it really liked it Recommended to Poonam by: As the story progresses, we are forced to wonder, in the author’s own words, “Which is harder: Yukawa is a physics professor who also is a genius.

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I will talk more about this in my review. Her next door neighbor Ishigami, a high school math teacher, aware of the incident takes control of the situation and helps her get rid of the body and cover up the murder and provides instructions to them about what part to play.

There is an implicit analogy between this mathematical question and the situation in the story because Ishigami’s scheme involves presenting a believable scenario to the police, an explanation for the murder that they will accept but does not implicate the Hanaokas.

This book is a mystery in which the reader can piece together the clues, but unlike the traditional situation in which the puzzle is to determine the identity of the murderer, here the mystery is to figure out Ishigami’s plan, and to see whether it will succeed. Sep 14, David Yoon rated it really liked it.


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Appropriate, but leaving me ambivalent. Highly recommended for fans of international crime fiction.

This book is simply amazing. Ishigami puts his life hanging in the balance for Yasuko in light of the fact that he cherishes her. The narrative follows both the police investigation and the viewpoint of the perpetrator sleaving me marveling at the chess game.

So for us, this suspedt so much a whodunit as a story of will they get caught.

Iya, ini ndak nyambung. Namun, putusnya hubungan kalian rupanya tak berbanding lurus dengan hilangnya rasa pada mantan hingga kelak revotion tahu ternyata si mantan masih suka stalking akun sosmed kalian? The story then switches to Yasuko and how she and her daughter Misato have escaped from Yasuko’s abusive ex-husband Togashi. Edit Cast Cast overview: Detective Ji Bai and new criminal profiler Xu Xu may seem like an awkward teacher-student pair at first glance, yet they are actually the best partners in the police force, solving one The fact that this was a best-seller in Japan left me bemused.

I have to say this book was a delight!! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Full Cast and Crew.

The Devotion of Suspect X

When the sole survivor of the accident suddenly disappears, he realizes that nothing is what it seems, and the unimaginable dark truth will haunt him for the rest of his life. And then Togashi turns up at her apartment; a fight ensues and Togashi ends up dead. A very interesting mathematical allusion arises in the occasional discussion of P vs.

After meeting up with him again, Yukawa is convinced that Ishigami had something to do with the murder.