We now have 3 starred advance reviews for The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino – and fingers crossed for the hoped for Booklist…
from the starred Publishers Weekly:
"Higashino won Japan's Naoki Prize for Best Novel with this stunning thriller about miscarried human devotion, a bestseller in Japan…the author successfully combines unquestionable reasoning with unquenchable pain. In this brutally laconic translation, cold logic battles warm hearts throughout this elegant proof of the wages of sin, in which everyone suffers and no one can ever win."
From the starred Kirkus Reviews:
"A veteran police detective matches wits with a brilliant rookie criminal...This character-driven mystery by the prolific Higashino, one of only a few translated into English, has much to recommend it, including a droll Columbo-like sleuth and a great surprise ending."
From the starred Library Journal:
"A thrilling cat-and-mouse game among… Winner of Japan’s prestigious Naoki Prize and a best seller there with more than two million copies sold, this literary psychological thriller is a subtle and shifting murder mystery. It will make readers redefine devotion and trust in an otherwise complete stranger."