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The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

Yasuko is naturally under suspicion but Detective Kusanagi cannot find any evidence against her, but then Kusanagi’s friend Yukawa, a physicist at the University and a long-lost friend of Ishigami’s becomes involved; Yukawa aka “Detective Galileo” helps out Kusanagi with some of his cases but this time, at least initially, he just wants to reconnect with an old university friend.

Off to find my next Detective Galileo book Ishigami likes designing problems in a way that takes advantage of the blind spot created by the person’s assumption which tricks him.

There is a suspect. If you have this book on your TBR pile, don’t wait anymore, make it your next read!! There were no issues regarding the translation from Japanese to English.

Those sleeves of his are filled with tricks Add information, pls 8 46 Mar 23, A very interesting mathematical allusion arises in the occasional discussion of P vs. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.


This has been tge of the top thrillers I have read thhe year and this story is like nothing I have ever read. Lists with This Book. Never Say Die Yasuko had moved several times to hide from Togashi, but he always found her. But all actions have consequences and this is no different. The premise of the story, as oft-repeated, is simple.

Use the HTML below. The book has good twists at the end, but the plot takes way too long to get there.

Until the definitely twisty arrangement of inversions toward the end, creator Keigo Higashino produces pressure stuffed with a great deal higashimo tension. Galileo and Ishigami have a respect for each other’s brain power, and I loved the conversations they had about constructing and solving difficult problems like this one.

But what I can say is that Keigo Higashino shows how very ordinary, likeable people can commit murder given a particular set of circumstances. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I mean, how can a crime thriller be kept interesting when you already know who the killer is? Works by Keigo Higashino. The Devotion of Suspect X is a must-read for anyone who appreciates police procedurals, mysteries, math, Japan, literature.

The Devotion of Suspect X

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And then Togashi turns up at her apartment; a fight ensues and Togashi ends up dead. Book ratings by Goodreads.

That must be some kind of a personal best for me. A crime is committed and then suzpect plan is formed to cover-up the crime. Investigating the murder is Detective Kusanagi, who finds himself drawn into one of his most puzzling cases.

Things go out of hand and Yasuko ends up killing him with the help of Misato. Other books in the series.

Someone pointed out in our group discussion that in all Higashino’s books, the victim is not a sympathetic character and the reader almost always is rooting for the perpetrators of the crime, something I don’t think I’ve experienced before.

A murder mystery that follows a cat-and-mouse relationship between a relentless detective and his equally clever former classmate who’s protecting the higgashino.

Unknown to the detectives, his ex-wife Yasuko Hanaoka and her daughter from a previous marriage, Misato, killed him.