"Newcomer is a cerebral puzzler's delight that, like Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency mysteries, offers a thought-provoking take on the tension between modernity and traditional culture and leaves a trail of mended relationships in its wake." --Booklist
"Rewarding... [readers] will appreciate Higashino's graceful prose and willingness to push the limits of the genre." --Library Journal
About the Author
KEIGO HIGASHINO is the 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 a finalist for the Edgar Award for best novel, and Malice
. He lives in Tokyo, Japan.