論文分成四部份，首先整理推理小說在日本的發展歷史，之後就偵探的外表進行分析，粗略的描繪出他的形象；接著針對在小說中反覆出現、具有特殊象徵意義的小道具加以探討，最後則是剖析偵探的性格及推理能力。藉由以上的步驟，相信可以對東野圭吾所描寫的偵探形象，有更進一步的認識。 In recent years, Higasino Keigo has become one of the most popular writers in Japan. Many of his works have been adapted to the screen and TV dramas, among which the Detective Galileo series were box office hits and enjoyed pretty good ratings. In addition to fascinating stories, the protagonist is the key to the success of Detective Galileo. Focusing on the Detective Galileo series, this study tries to explore the image of detectives depicted by Higasino Keigo.
This study was divided into four parts. The first chapter researched the history of detective novels in Japan. Next, the image of Detective Galileo was analyzed. Chapter three examined the props that were recurring throughout the novel with symbolic meaning. The last chapter explored the characteristics of Detective Galileo and his reasoning. By carrying out the above-mentioned analysis, the image of detectives depicted by Higasino Keigo will be clearer.