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An entertaining thriller... Kill Bill on wheels or a locked-room crime drama played out at 200mph * The Times * 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 -- Laura Wilson * Guardian * The action accelerates up and down the ten carriages but the question is: who will get off alive? * Daily Mail *
Kotaro Isaka (Author) 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 fourteen of his books have been adapted for film or TV. He is the author of the international bestseller Bullet Train, which was made into a major film starring Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock. Sam Malissa (Translator) Sam Malissa holds a PhD in Japanese Literature from Yale University. He has translated fiction by Toshiki Okada, Shun Medoruma, and Hideo Furukawa, among others.