Salvation of a Saint
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Salvation of a Saint

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When a man is discovered dead by poisoning in his empty home his beautiful wife, Ayane, immediately falls under suspicion. All clues point to Ayane being the logical suspect, but how could she have committed the crime when she was hundreds of miles away?As Tokyo police detective Kusanagi tries to unpick a seemingly unrelated sequence of events he finds himself falling for Ayane. When his judgement becomes dangerously clouded his assistant must call on an old friend for help; it will take a genius to unravel the most spectacular web of deceit they have ever faced...SALVATION OF A SAINT is a magnificently complex and page-turning thriller starring international crime fiction's most enigmatic sleuth.This is essential reading for all fans of exceptional crime fiction.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 26mm | 280g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Abacus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0349138818
  • 9780349138817
  • 44,579

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Brilliant ... While readers of classic mysteries will be delighted with the elegant solution, the book will also appeal to fans of procedurals that carefully develop the relationships among the investigative team members * Publishers Weekly *show more

About Keigo Higashino

Keigo Higashino was born in Osaka. He started writing novels while still working as an engineer at Nippon Denso Co. He won the Edogawa Rampo Prize for writing at age 27, and subsequently quit his job to start a career as a writer in Tokyo.show more

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Brilliant ... While readers of classic mysteries will be delighted with the elegant solution, the book will also appeal to fans of procedurals that carefully develop the relationships among the investigative team members Publishers Weeklyshow more

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6,173 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
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4 46% (2,832)
3 26% (1,590)
2 4% (249)
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This book could have easily been condensed to 200 pages. There was a whole lot of coming up with and subsequently disproving similar/same theories. I found the conclusion far fetched.show more
by Tania Hyde
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