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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This has been one of the top thrillers I have read this year and this story is like nothing I have ever read.

The Devotion of Suspect X

Thanks for telling us about the problem. And for me, that is the beauty of a perfect thriller. Yukawa, known to the police by the nickname Professor Galileo, went to college with Ishigami.

Ishimagi weaves an elaborate story of murder around him and presents the answer while it rests on Yukawa to figure ssuspect out. Police Captain Minghao Hou Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His unsuccessful attempts to motivate visibly bored and apathetic students discourage Ishigami, and his one true passion of solving a complex mathematical formula, lies outside of the classroom within the confines of his small apartment.

The twist in the last part was simply keig. And then Togashi turns up at her apartment; a fight ensues and Togashi ends up dead. My only problem with this is the translation by Alexander O. Detektif Kusanagi sebenarnya curiga pada Yasuko, namun alibi Yasuko yang begitu tak terbantahkan membuatnya bingung.

I love it when everything comes together like that. In this novel, Keigo Higashimo presents a clever variation. Books by Keigo Higashino. If you have this book on your TBR pile, don’t wait anymore, make it your next read!!

This is just one work of mathematical fiction from the list. Nggak, aku nggak lagi curhat kok. Amazing mystery novel 3 Mar 25, This page was last edited on 22 Septemberat I found the pace of the book far too slow, the romantic element Victorian at best, and the idea of that brilliant physicists and mathematicians would be also brilliant in sleuthing unrealistic. Born in Osaka, he started writing novels while still working higqshino an engineer at Nippon Denso Co.


This last time, though, there is a violent struggle and both Misato and Yasuko kill him. Use the HTML below. Kusanagi is unable to find any obvious holes in Yasuko’s manufactured alibi, but still he is sure that there’s something wrong with her story, a suspicion that he cannot shake. But after finishing Suspect X, I felt I have to read his writings more often! Subsequently, he quit his job and started a career as a writer in Tokyo. The classic whodunit works by misdirection, same as a magic trick.

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MathFiction: The Devotion of Suspect X [Yôgisha X no kenshin] (Keigo Higashino)

Detective Galileo 8 books. Nothing quite makes sense, and it will take a genius to understand lf genius behind this particular crime I really like the conversations and interactions between the two main characters, both as genius trying to calculate each other moves. Description Yasuko lives a quiet life, working in a Tokyo bento shop, a good mother to her only child.

Entah mungkin Misato lagi PMS atau di sekolah dia dicuekin sama gebetannya, Misato jadi emosi dan melempar Togashi dengan vas bunga. I did not figure out the solve, which slowly unfolded in a series of conversations, making this book a satisfyingly different read.

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. We have Ishigami, a teacher obsessed with Maths who likes solving difficult problems and Yukawa, a physicist and his former colleague who’s master of observation and assists police frequently in their investigations and is known as detective Galileo.

But all actions have consequences and this is no different. View all 4 comments. When the crime, perpetrator sand motive were revealed within the first few chapters, I was sure I would be in for an anticlimactic read.


This story is so complete in itself that it doesn’t need much of context but once you finish reading the story you’re sure to look forward to more of its kind. 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. There were no issues regarding the translation from Japanese to English. This made me think of two intelligent people playing a game of chess.

After meeting him again after so many years, Yukawa becomes convinced that Ishigami had something to do with the murder. Yukawa, aka Professor Galileo, as they try to determine who killed the ex-husband of a sandwich shop clerk, Yasuko Hanaoka.

The style of this novel is insanely plot-driven and at the same time calm, quiet, methodical, and thoughtful. 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.

Sep 07, Irene rated it it was amazing Shelves: That guy might be a genius mathematician, but he’s certainly a novice murderer. Firstly this is originally a Japanese novel and has been translated into English.

Yukama and Detective Kusanagi, the intrepid investigators who are destined to unravel the shocking and mind-boggling conundrum. But unlike the magician who never tellsthe author tells everything in the end: Professor Yukawa Manabu must solve the mysteries of seemingly accidental death of another guest at the countryside motel he was spending his vacation in.