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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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Apr 08, carol. This book is best if read cold, without reading the cover blurbs or reviews. Yukawa, apparently testing whether his old friend’s abilities have weakened as they both approach middle age, brings a purported counter-example to the Riemann Hypothesis to show Ishigami, and is suitably impressed when he is able to identify the flaw in only one night. The crime becomes a chessboard.

I sympathized with him when I learnt the reason for his devotion. View all 10 comments.

Edit Did You Know? The Devotion of Suspect X A barren life carved out of necessity dramatically changes when Yasuko and her daughter Misato introduce themselves as his new neighbors. Tapi kalau kalian pernah mengalami itu, pasti kalian paham yang thd Yasuko Hanaoka, seorang janda beranak satu yang terus menerus diteror mantan suaminya.

Even though one knows from the start who the murderer is and how and why the deed was done, the suspense builds to an almost unbearable crescendo, particularly as the characters are so well portrayed. Looking for beautiful books? On some previous case, Kusanagi met Yukawa, discovering how adept the professor is at solving tricky crimes, so Kusanagi sometimes drops by the professor’s classroom or laboratory to visit. One day, things go a little out of hand, and Yasuko, in a terrible fit of rage, ends up killing him.


This novel was an enormous success in Japan. What distinguishes higasyino novel from other police procedurals is Kusanagi’s friend, Yukawa, a physicist.

The novel also won the 6th Honkaku Mystery Awardwhich is one of the most susoect awards in the mystery novels category in Japan. Believe me, I thought t Whoa! The mystery is solved 20 pages before.

The narrative follows both the police investigation and the viewpoint of the perpetrator sleaving me marveling at the chess game. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Devotion of Suspect X

Edit Cast Cast overview: Overhearing the commotion, Ishigami, who is secretly enamored of Yigashino but has never told her so, offers his help, disposing of the body and plotting the cover-up of the murder step-by-step.

Yasuko had moved several times to hide from Togashi, but he always found her. Nov 24, Carol rated it it was amazing Shelves: When she and her little girl coincidentally murd This is deovtion first Japanese Author that I tried.


Who Killed Cock Robin? As you begin turning the pages, you would become acquainted with Yasuko Hanoaka, a single parent who has needed to move to get away from her ex, at long last snaps when he appears at her new entryway.

The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

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Firstly this is originally a Japanese novel and has been translated into English. Thank you Kegio for the hogashino. View all 22 comments. I love it when everything comes together like that. Audible Download Audio Books. In an alternative universe where Lee Child is raised and lives in Japan, this might be the series he’d have written instead of the Jack Reacher books which I also love, for different reasons, and which are culturally and quintessentially American.