From the author of the internationally bestselling, award-winning The Devotion of Suspect X comes the latest novel featuring "Detective Galileo"
In 2011, The Devotion of Suspect X was a hit with critics and readers alike. The first major English language publication from the most popular bestselling writer in Japan, it was acclaimed as "stunning," "brilliant," and "ingenious." Now physics professor Manabu Yukawaâe"Detective Galileoâe"returns in a new case of impossible murder, where instincts clash with facts and theory with reality.
Yoshitaka, who was about to leave his marriage and his wife, is poisoned by arsenic-laced coffee and dies. His wife, Ayane, is the logical suspectâe"except that she was hundreds of miles away when he was murdered. The lead detective, Tokyo Police Detective Kusanagi, is immediately smitten with her and refuses to believe that she could have had anything to do with the crime. His assistant, Kaoru Utsumi, however, is convinced Ayane is guilty. While Utsumi's instincts tell her one thing, thefacts of the case are another matter. So she does what her boss has done for years when stymiedâe"she calls upon Professor Manabu Yukawa.
But even the brilliant mind of Dr. Yukawa has trouble with this one, and he must somehow find a way to solve an impossible murder and capture a very real, very deadly murderer.
Salvation of a Saint is Keigo Higashino at his mind-bending best, pitting emotion against fact in a beautifully plotted crime novel filled with twists and reverses that will astonish and surprise even the most attentive and jaded of readers.
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$a 9780312600686 (hbk.) : $c $25.00
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$a FIC Higashino
$a Higashino, Keigo, $d 1958-
$a Seijo no kyūsai. $l English
$a Salvation of a saint / $c Keigo Higashino ; translated by Alexander O. Smith.
$a 1st U.S. ed.
$a New York : $b Minotaur Books, $c 2012.
$a p. ; $c cm.
$a When a man about to leave his wife is found murdered and the wife has a too-convenient alibi that convinces a smitten lead detective of her innocence, Professor Manubu Yukawa is tapped by a concerned Kaoru Utsumi to solve a seemingly impossible case.
$a A Sept12
$a Murder $x Investigation $v Fiction.
$a Japan $v Fiction.
$2 BISAC $a FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural^FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
$a Mystery fiction. $2 gsafd
$a Smith, Alexander O.
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