Kotaro Isaka

Bullet Train
  • Bullet Train

  • Five killers on a bullet train from Tokyo are competing for a suitcase full of money. Who will make it to the last station? An original and propulsive thriller from a Japanese bestseller.

    *SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE*

    Satoshi looks like an innocent schoolboy but he is really a viciously cunning psychopath. Kimura's young son is in a coma thanks to him, and Kimura has tracked him onto the bullet train heading from Tokyo to Morioka to exact his revenge. But Kimura soon discovers that they are not the only dangerous passengers onboard.

    Nanao, the self-proclaimed 'unluckiest assassin in the world', and the deadly partnership of Tangerine and Lemon are also travelling to Morioka. A suitcase full of money leads others to show their hands. Why are they all on the same train, and who will get off alive at the last station?

    A bestseller in Japan, Bullet Train is an original and propulsive thriller which fizzes with an incredible energy as its complex net of double-crosses and twists unwinds to the last station.

    'Entertaining...high-speed...with lots of twists and turns...it has a Tarantino-meets-the-Coen-Brothers feel to it' - The Times

    Readers can't stop reading Bullet Train!

    'Original, quirky and highly entertaining'

    'A dark-humoured, twisty thriller that's a lot of fun'

    'One of the most addictive thrillers I've ever read... smart and cinematic'

    'What an original novel! Exciting from beginning to end'

    'A whole lot of darkly comic fun'

    'A thrilling ride'

Kotaro Isaka is a bestselling and multi-award-winning writer who is published around the world. He has won the Shincho Mystery Club Award, Mystery Writers of Japan Award, Japan Booksellers' Award and the Yamamoto Shugoro Prize and twelve of his books have been adapted for film or TV.

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