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Think I somewhat spoiled it for you already? The twists in the last few chapters had my mind reeling.

I have to say this book was a delight!! See all 7 questions about The Devotion of Suspect X….

On top of that an intellectual battle, like a chess match, goes on in the background. This book is tge mystery in which the reader can piece together the clues, but keigl the traditional situation in which the puzzle is to determine the identity of the murderer, here the mystery is to figure out Ishigami’s plan, and to see whether it will succeed.

Jan 03, Rohit Enghakat rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Best Books of Yukawa, known to the police by the nickname Professor Galileo, went to college with Ishigami.

The Devotion of Suspect X

Hardcoverpages. Edit Storyline A murder mystery that follows a cat-and-mouse relationship between a relentless detective and his equally clever former classmate who’s protecting the guilty.

Their next door neighbor, Ishigama, who is a math teacher, hears it all. Ishigami yang mati-matian mengelabui polisi untuk menutupi tindakannya atau Yukawa yang terkenal dengan julukan Profesor Galileo yang akan membongkar trik teman dekatnya itu?

What fascinated me, and raised this book to four stars, was the tussle between the mathematician – who delights in creating insoluble puzzles – and the physicist interested in tweaking out nature’s laws from her behaviour, and building mathematical models for the same.

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But unlike the magician who never tellsthe author tells everything in the end: It was so great watching this puzzle come together. If you’re a fan of thriller, you should definitely read this book.

The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

Everything here edvotion deceptive, including the modest reserve with which Higashino relays his tale. Aug 13, L. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. This book is simply amazing.

The mystery itself is not mathematical, but there is quite a bit of discussion of mathematics in the following ways: Use the HTML below. NovelsFilms. Police Captain Minghao Hou Later, I learned it is 3 in the Og Galileo series. Ishigami doesn’t know how much Yukawa is acting on behalf of the police: Works by Keigo Higashino.

I got the L and Kira vibes from it simply because of the way both were trying to outmaneuver each other. It is a book that will toy with the very definition of the concept of ‘spoilers: I had no idea of what to expect and was pleasantly suspectt by how much I enjoyed this, my first outing with a Japanese murder mystery. Not sure, maybe this is the best way it could have ended View all 22 comments.

She is frequently troubled by her ex-husband who reappears intermittently to extort money from her. Alih-alih melaporkan Yasuko ke polisi, Ishigami malah menawarkan bantuan untuk menyembunyikan mayat Togashi.

Nonetheless you respect his genius.

Review – The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

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 ieigo night. Ishimagi weaves an elaborate story of murder around him and presents the answer while it rests on Yukawa to figure it out.


There is a murder.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Unknown to the detectives, his ex-wife Yasuko Hanaoka and her daughter from a previous marriage, Misato, killed him.

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Oct ddevotion, Antigone rated it it was amazing Shelves: Chen Jing Zuxin Ye When the body turns up and is identified, Kusanagi the detective investigating the murder case draws the case and Yasuko comes under suspicion. View all 3 comments. So for us, this isn’t so much a whodunit as a story of will they get caught.

The climax is absolutely surprising and it definitely keeps the reader on tenterhooks. He tells Yasuko that he will take the body away and help her hide all evidence of the crime.

Yukawa, aka Professor Galileo, as they try to determine who killed the ex-husband of a sandwich shop clerk, Yasuko Hanaoka. Who the fuck translated this??! Imperial University graduates in different fields, Ishigami, Yukama and Kusanagi, seem equally matched; Ishigami, unappreciated mathematical master of a methodical crime committed to protect Yasuko and Misato, and Yukama, preeminent master of rare intuitive observations of human frailties, and Kusanagi, resolute advocate of justice match their unparalleled wits to a stunning unbelievable conclusion.

Supaya Togashi cepat pergi, mau tak mau Yasuko memberinya uang. Apr 08, carol. Believe me, I thought that was the end of the book.