Keigo Higashino is the single bestselling, best-known novelist in Japan and around Asia, with numerous television and film adaptations of his work appearing in several languages. He's the author of The Devotion of Suspect X, which was the finalist for the Edgar Award for best novel, and Malice, among many others. He lives in Tokyo, Japan.
An intriguing mashup of police procedural and golden age puzzle mystery - GuardianThis charming, gentle mystery, with its dogged, insightful investigator whose unorthodox approach spreads calm rather than confusion, is a thing of joy - Irish IndependentA unique take on the genre . . . mesmerising . . . this is a different kind of mystery novel. A delight to read - SpectatorFor those who like their crime fiction layered with riddles within enigmas, [Keigo Higashino] is a master - Irish NewsDetective Kaga has something of Columbo about him, zeroing in on the awkward inconsistency with seemingly artless accuracy. In a series of chapters that could almost be short stories, Kaga pursues the case of a murdered woman from suspect to suspect, through a nostalgia-tinged Tokyo of family-run shops and Ginza bar girls. Clever and charming - Sunday Times