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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It may seem like an ordinary murder case at the beginning. Born in Osaka, he started writing novels while still working as an engineer at Nippon Denso Co. Sep 14, David Yoon rated it really liked it. Even though one knows from the start Devotion indeed Think I somewhat spoiled it for you already? In general, keigi is easier to check a potential answer than to find a real answer.

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.

View all 14 comments. I loved the cat and mouse game of the police trying to figure this all out, and once Yasuko and her accomplice are suspected, trying to determine what they did and how to prove it. They higgashino have much to say to each other despite being neighbours. When a body is found, the police come calling. I think the story plot was well laid out from beginning, slowly but surely building up to the few possibilities the audience might be able to grasp and catch suspedt they pay enough attention.


Not a whodunit but rather a how to get away with it thriller.

But when you continue reading, you will find out different aspects of this simple looking case and you just cannot guess the whole thing of your own. The fact that this was a best-seller in Japan left me bemused. But what if you’re already told ‘who done it’ in the first couple of chapters itself?

We say a problem is in “P” if the amount of time it would take to check a possible answer for validity is less than some polynomial in n.

There is a suspect. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. As always, with books written in a language I cannot read, I have to consider that this misinterpretation of P vs.

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 more c form of suspense. In this novel, Keigo Higashimo presents a clever variation.

When the body turns up and is identified, Detective Kusanagi draws the case and Yasuko comes under suspicion.

One of the biggest-selling Japanese thrillers ever, and the inspiration for a cult film, The Devotion of Suspect X is now being discovered across the world.


Sign in with Kelgo Other Sign in options. Does the book get a little boring in the middle with the higashjno knowing who the perpetrator is?? The author presents us with a greater challenge than wondering who the murderer is: The metaphorical conversations between them were insightful and beautiful for me.

The Devotion of Suspect X

An adaptation of Higashino Keigo’s sixth novel in the popular Galileo series. Their neighbour Ishigami is a talented mathematician who now works as a school teacher. This article needs additional citations for verification. This book is best if read cold, without reading the ksigo blurbs or reviews. Yukawa is a physics professor who also is a genius. I never read any book of this writer before. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

The brilliance of the book lies in it’s simplicity. Another point of interest is his answer to the eternal question “why do we need to learn this?

Review – The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

However, one down-side to the novel was the abysmally bad translation. Siapa yang akan menang?

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This is devoton the exact opposite kind of story, and for me, a far more fulfilling one.

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Ia hanya bilang ada kecoa. This is my first Japanese Author that I tried. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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