An enduring epic mystery by the million-copy cult Japanese bestseller and author of The Devotion of Suspect X.
A twenty-year-old murder
A chain of unsolvable mysteries
Can one detective solve this epic riddle?
When a man is found murdered in an abandoned building in Osaka in 1973, unflappable detective Sasagaki is assigned to the case. He begins to piece together the connection of two young people who are inextricably linked to the crime; the dark, taciturn son of the victim and the unexpectedly captivating daughter of the main suspect. Over the next twenty years we follow their lives as Sasagaki pursues the case - which remains unsolved - to the point of obsession.
Stark, intriguing and stylish, JOURNEY UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN is an epic mystery by the bestselling Japanese author of The Devotion of Suspect X.
Higashino again proves his mastery of the diabolical puzzle mystery with Malice, a story with more turns, twists, switchbacks and sudden stops than a Tokyo highway during Golden Week. - New York Times
Intricate and beguiling...if you like riddles inside enigmas, it will please you no end - The Guardian on The Devotion of Suspect X
An exceptional study of the psychology of murder as well as a skilfully plotted narrative. - Independent on Malice
As fiendishly clever as The Devotion of Suspect X. - Publishers Weekly on Malice