The Devotion of Suspect X review

The murder and perpetrators are clear, and so this would look like an anticlimactic read. And yet it’s extremely tense and incredibly fast — so fast that it feels more like a short story. This is also helped by the format: experimental storylines are usually reserved for short stories, and this is almost a ‘whodunit’ crime thriller in reverse. The police alone — not the reader — needs to find out what happened. All told to the parallel of mathematics. It’s an extremely clever book, polished, but you won’t just how well everything fits together until you finish reading it.