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The Devotion of Suspect X Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex husband Togashi When he shows up one day to extort money from her, threatening both her and her teenaged daughter Misato, the situation quickly escalates into violence and Togashi ends up dead on her apartment floor Overhearing the commotion, Yasuko s next door neighbor, middle aged high school mathematics teacher Ishigami, offers his help, disposing not only of the body but plotting the cover up step by step When the body turns up and is identified, Detective Kusanagi draws the case and Yasuko comes under suspicion Kusanagi is unable to find any obvious holes in Yasuko s manufactured alibi and yet is still sure that there s something wrong Kusanagi brings in Dr Manabu Yukawa, a physicist and college friend who frequently consults with the police Yukawa, known to the police by the nickname Professor Galileo, went to college with Ishigami After meeting up with him again, Yukawa is convinced that Ishigami had something to do with the murder What ensues is a high level battle of wits, as Ishigami tries to protect Yasuko by outmaneuvering and outthinking Yukawa, who faces his most clever and determined opponent yet



10 thoughts on “The Devotion of Suspect X

  1. says:

    Both unusual and familiar,The Devotion of Suspect X is an unassuming mystery with an astonishing approach.It is a book that will toy with the very definition of the concept of spoilers it begins with a few hours in our main characters daily routines, then quickly jumps into an emotional scene that results in murder I admit that I was doubtful how was I to stay interested in a mystery where I alr


  2. says:

    The classic whodunit works by misdirection, same as a magic trick As is the case with the magician, so with the mystery writer thethe skill in the smoothness of execution, themystifying the trick seems But unlike the magician who never tells , the author tells everything in the end as the clever detective reveals how the public have been duped by the villain, the reader is also equally dumbfounded T


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    The Devotion of Suspect X is a must read for anyone who appreciates police procedurals, mysteries, math, Japan, literatureI could go on The Devotion of Suspect X is the third in the Detective Galileo series, but I didn t once have the impression that I lacked background or relationship information gleaned from the initial 2 books In fact, there were no references to prior cases or mysteries to suggest t


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    Not only is THE DEVOTION OF SUSPECT X a multi faceted cultural reading experience, but it also acutely complements the familiar psychological suspense thriller mystery genre by infusing Japanese philosophy Keigo Higashino shrewdly and subtly induces the reader to contemplate the immeasurable complexities of the human psyche by questioning what motivates one human being to judge who is worthy of life, and wh


  5. says:

    Nope No, this isn t your typical detective murder hunt the rat book This is almost a psychological thriller where the answer has been thrown to the reader from the very first page yet it gives the thrill with amazing twists and turns as to why the character did what he did The title has been so aptly given It explains everything Damn this book is so good The mathematician genius clashing with his old school mat


  6. says:

    This has been one of the top thrillers I have read this year and this story is like nothing I have ever read I will talkabout this in my review.Firstly this is originally a Japanese novel and has been translated into English The translation is done pretty well and the flow of the story is really good.Basic Plot A crime is committed and then a plan is formed to cover up the crimeWhat they needed was a perfect defens


  7. says:

    Wowwww I loved this so much It was so great watching this puzzle come together Watch my full review Wowwww I loved this so much It was so great watching this puzzle come together Watch my full review


  8. says:

    I have to say this book was a delight The plot was very good I had to google some stuff, lol, but I learned a few things I didn t know before this book Thanks to my Goodreads friend, LaTonya for the recommendation.


  9. says:

    What a fantastic book Brilliant plot narration by the author One of the best books in the thriller genre I have read so far It is about a murder and how the protagonist helps the culprit cover up the crime recreating the crime scene not disclosing the details here The climax is absolutely surprising and it definitely keeps the reader on tenterhooks.I wonder if the Hindi Malayalam movie Drishyam was inspired by this book Enjoye


  10. says:

    The Devotion of Suspect X is the third book of the Detective Galileo series by the author Keigo Higashino The reason why I believe it has managed to attain such popularity, is because the book has broken free from the shackles of the typical whodunnit format The author presents us with a greater challenge than wondering who the murderer is he keeps us guessing about how the murder can be hidden, in order to make it a perfect crime


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About the Author: Keigo Higashino

Keigo Higashino is one of the most popular and biggest selling fiction authors in Japan as well known as James Patterson, Dean Koontz or Tom Clancy are in the USA.Born in Osaka, he started writing novels while still working as an engineer at Nippon Denso Co presently DENSO He won the Edogawa Rampo Prize, which is awarded annually to the finest mystery work, in 1985 for the novel H kago After School at age 27 Subsequently, he quit his job and started a career as a writer in Tokyo.In 1999, he won the Mystery Writers of Japan Inc award for the novel Himitsu The Secret , which was translated into English by Kerim Yasar and published by Vertical under the title of Naoko in 2004 In 2006, he won the 134th Naoki Prize for Y gisha X no Kenshin His novels had been nominated five times before winning with this novel The Devotion of Suspect X was the second highest selling book in all of Japan fiction or nonfiction the year it was published, with over 800,000 copies sold It won the prestigious Naoki Prize for Best Novel the Japanese equivalent of the National Book Award and the Man Booker Prize Made into a motion picture in Japan, The Devotion of Suspect X spent 4 weeks at the top of the box office and was the third highest grossing film of the year.Higashino s novels havemovie and TV series adaptations than Tom Clancy or Robert Ludlum, and as many as Michael Crichton.


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