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: 『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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Book review: 『D坂の殺人事件…』 by Edogawa Rampo

As a fan of classic detective stories, I loved this book! It is a collection of five short stories that introduce Kogoro Akechi, Japan’s first recurring fictional detective.

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Book review: 『麒麟の翼』 by Keigo Higashino

9th book in the Kyoichiro Kaga series, this novel features Kaga’s cousin Matsumiya. Together, they work on a murder case that is far more complex than it seems…

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Book review: 『探偵さえいなければ』 by Tokuya Higashigawa

Highly recommended if you are looking for fun detective stories!

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Book review: 『ガリレオの苦悩』 by Keigo Higashino

Introduction Title: 『ガリレオの苦悩』 (がりれおのくのう)Author: Keigo HIGASHINO (東野圭吾)Published by 文春文庫p376. This is the fourth book in the Galileo series. It is a collection of five short stories. Four of the short stories were first published in various magazines and one was written for the book edition, which was first published in 2008. As far as I…

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Book review: 『六番目の小夜子』 by Riku Onda

Introduction Title: 『六番目の小夜子』 (ろくばんめの さよこ)Author: Riku ONDA (恩田陸)Published by 新潮文庫339 pages Riku Onda is a prolific author who won the Naoki Prize in 2017 for her novel 『蜜蜂と遠雷』. 『六番目の小夜子』 is her debut novel. Review 『六番目の小夜子』 has overall positive reviews on Amazon, but it is hard for me to understand why… Maybe some reviews are from readers…

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