Kotaro Isaka, Sam Malissa
SUZUKI IS JUST AN ORDINARY MATHS TEACHER…UNTIL HIS WIFE IS MURDERED.
Seeking justice, he leaves his old life behind to infiltrate the criminal gang responsible. What he doesn’t realise is that he’s about to get drawn into a web of the most unusual professional assassins, each with their own agenda:
THE WHALE convinces his victims to take their own lives using just his words.
THE CICADA is a talkative and deadly knife expert.
THE PUSHER dispatches his targets in deadly traffic ‘accidents’.
Suzuki must take on the three assassins to avenge his wife – but can he keep his innocence in a world of seasoned killers?
THEIR MISSION IS MURDER. HIS IS REVENGE.
PRAISE FOR BULLET TRAIN:
‘Unlike anything you’re likely to have read before…white-hot with double-crosses’ Financial Times
‘Entertaining…high-speed…with lots of twists and turns…it has a Tarantino-meets-the-Coen-Brothers feel to it’ The Times
Part high-octane thriller, part farce, this is an unusual and thoroughly enjoyable read’ Guardian
The action accelerates up and down the ten carriages but the question is: who will get off alive? Daily Mail
Three Assassins...showcases Kotaro Isaka's Tarantinoesque blend of offbeat wit and stylised violence -- James Owen * The Times * [A] mesmerising tale of how life is simultaneously cheap and precious, and the past catches up with us all. -- Laura Wilson * Guardian * Highly entertaining... grips with plenty of twists before delivering a stylish and fitting finale -- Jon Coates * Sunday Express * Delivers an unusual journey. The eponymous killers - along with a man bent on payback for the death of his wife - are engaged in a dance of death * Financial Times * Isaka knows how to keep his readers on their toes. His characters are colourful, varied and morally despicable. * Crime Fiction Lover *
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