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Sep 18, Apoorva rated it it was amazing Shelves: Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

When the crime, perpetrator sand motive were revealed within the first few chapters, I was sure I would be in for an anticlimactic read. It is a book that will toy with the very definition of the concept of thf Jun 02, Rincey rated it really liked it Shelves: He imagines a fantasy life with them, listening to mother and daughter through the thin apartment walls, and his daily walk to school includes a stop to purchase his boxed lunch at the small shop where Yasuko works.

A very interesting mathematical devotin arises in the occasional discussion of P vs. Also, towards the middle, it kind of did get a bit slow, and I wished there were some more twists or actions. View all 8 comments.

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Brilliant plot narration by the author.

Entah mungkin Misato lagi PMS atau di sekolah dia dicuekin sama gebetannya, Misato jadi emosi dan melempar Togashi dengan vas bunga. Lists with This Book.

Nov 24, Carol rated it it was amazing Shelves: Theoretically, it seems possible for a question to be in P but not in NP, because solving it is so much harder than checking an answer. Ishigami puts his life hanging in the balance for Yasuko in light of the fact that he cherishes her.


There were no issues regarding the translation from Japanese to English. There is an implicit analogy between this mathematical question and the situation in the story because Ishigami’s scheme involves presenting a believable scenario to the police, an explanation for the murder that they will accept but does not implicate the Hanaokas.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Yasuko had moved several times to hide from Togashi, but he always found her. Thanks defotion the Carols and Vivian for having left such thoughtful reviews that intrigued me enough to request it! According to the author’s GR page, ” The Devotion of Suspect X was the second highest selling book in all of Japan— fiction or nonfiction—the year it higasnino published, with overcopies sold.

Everything here is deceptive, including the modest reserve with which Higashino relays his tale. NP might have been introduced by the tye, since I have not read the book in its original Japanese. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Thus, pinning the two masterminds against each other. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of On the whole it was quite an enjoyable read, but a few things were off the key which stopped me from loving it.

Yasuko is naturally under suspicion but Detective Kusanagi cannot find any evidence against her, but then Kusanagi’s friend Yukawa, a physicist at the University and a long-lost friend of Ishigami’s becomes involved; Yukawa aka “Detective Galileo” helps out Kusanagi with some of his cases but this time, at least initially, he just wants to reconnect with an old university friend.

What distinguishes keugo novel from other police procedurals is Kusanagi’s friend, Yukawa, a physicist. It is a book that is as much about characters and social protocols as much as mystery, but don’t let that frighten you away. Views Read Edit View history. Those sleeves devotoon his are filled with tricks And then Togashi turns up at her apartment; a fight ensues and Togashi ends up dead.


Appropriate, but leaving me ambivalent. I think part of the main twist in the book is somewhat similar to a twist in one of Agatha Christie’s novel view spoiler [ The Body in the Library hide spoiler ] The final end was like a punch in the gut.

The Devotion of Suspect X

Chen Xiaoxin Taishen Cheng The reader gets some experience of Tokyo life: He gives her the perfect alibi, with the perfect plan to cover up the murder.

I believe these two characters are the best sketched out, and they interested me the most. Her next door neighbor Ishigami, a high school math teacher, aware of the incident takes control of the situation and helps her get rid of the body and cover up the murder and provides instructions to them about what part to play. Add the first question.

Perhaps a cultural mismatch for me: Looking for beautiful books? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is just one work of mathematical fiction from the list.

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The plot was sooooooooo good! No threatening with guns. No bickering between the detectives. Ishigami is a highly talented mathematics teacher, who lives next door to Yasuko and her daughter Misato. Off to find my next Detective Galileo book This made me think of two intelligent people playing a game of chess.