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Kotaro Isaka

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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. He is the author of the internationall bestseller Bullet Train.

Books by Kotaro Isaka

The Mantis

Good dad or good assassin? Can he be both?: From the internationally bestselling author of BULLET TRAIN.

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Three Assassins

Their mission is murder. His is revenge. A propulsive thriller from the prizewinning author of Bullet Train.

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Bullet Train

Tie-in edition for the major motion picture release in April 2022.

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Bullet Train: Official Trailer 2

Just get off the train. Easy, right? Watch the new trailer for Bullet Train, starring Brad Pitt, exclusively in movie theatres August 5.