The Devotion of Suspect X

  • Keigo Higashino
  • Author:  Keigo Higashino
  • Year: 27-09-2018
  • Translator from English: Alexander Draganov
  • Availability:  Out Of Stock
  • Product Code:  2200-01
  • SKU: 18.0230
  • ISBN: 978-619-01-0316-5
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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. 

About the Author

Keigo Higashino

Keigo Higashino

Keigo Higashino (born February 4, 1958) is a Japanese author chiefly known for his mystery novels. He served as the 13th President of Mystery Writers of Japan from 2009 to 2013. He won the 31st Edogaw... Read more

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Tags: Detective, Crime, Thriller, Modern Novels, Eastern Fiction Books

Year 27-09-2018
Translator from English: Alexander Draganov
Pages 256
Size 140/215 мм
Weight 0.35 kg
Cover Type Paperback
Genre Detective, Crime, Thriller, Modern Novels, Eastern Fiction Books

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