Book review: 『少年探偵団|黒蜥蜴』by Edogawa Rampo

This book contains two of the most famous novels by Edogawa Rampo: the Black Lizard and the Boy Detectives Club. I enjoyed both, but I found the Boy Detectives Club to be more engrossing and exciting, even though it is written for children.

Read More

Book review: 『完全犯罪に猫は何匹必要か?』by Tokuya Higashigawa

This is the third book of the Ikagawa series, and it’s very good if you like mystery novels with a lighter tone and a lot of humour that still delivers an engrossing detective case .

Read More

Book review: 『ベスト8ミステリーズ2017』edited by the Mystery Writers of Japan

I really recommend this book if you are looking for mystery short stories and want to discover new authors!

Read More

Book review: 『大金塊|怪人二十面相』by Edogawa Rampo

This book contains two short novels from the Boy Detectives Club series. Even though they are books for children, they were very pleasant to read!

Read More

Book review: 『プレゼント』by Nanami Wakatake

This is a collection of short stories featuring both Akira Hamura and detective Shuntaro Kobayashi. It is the first book of the Akira Hamura series.

Read More

Book review: 『名もなき毒』 by Miyuki Miyabe

Second book in the Saburo Sugimura series, this novel is quite slow and felt very long. I liked it overall, and I want to continue the series, but it is not my favourite detective novel.

Read More