Book review: 『一寸法師|何者』 by Edogawa Rampo

This is the second book in the Kogoro Akechi series. It contains two novellas: 一寸法師 and 何者.

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Book review: 『祈りの幕が下りる時』 by Keigo Higashino

This book is the tenth book of the Kaga series and one of the best!

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Book review: 『殺人犯はそこにいる』 by Kiyoshi Shimizu

In his book, author and journalist Kiyoshi Shimizu recounts in detail how he investigated the Ashikaga murder case and showed that evidence collected against Toshikazu Sugaya was flawed. An engrossing read about one of Japan’s most know wrongful convictions.

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Book review: 『恋する寄生虫』 by Sugaru Miaki

This novel starts like a simple story of two asocial persons who somehow try to overcome their difficulties together, but it takes a surprising direction and is much more complex than it seems at first. The story is nice, but it was not for me.

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Book review: 『密室の鍵貸します』by Tokuya Higashigawa

A funny yet engrossing locked room mystery and an impressive debut novel.

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