The Crime Writers’ Association

Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger 2022


Kōtarō Isaka

tr. Sam Malissa

Bullet Train

Published by: Penguin Random House/Harvill Secker

The recipient of a cinematic release featuring Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock, this is an action-driven, funny and slightly mad story of five professional killers all onboard the same train from Tokyo to Morioka in Japan. As the journey progresses they start to discover that their missions are somewhat related.

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