A writer of a mystery novel dealing with murder requires more than the same level of forensic science knowledge. This is because when a murder case occurs, a series of processes leading to autopsy and dissection are involved in order to resolve the case later. In his novels, Seicho portrays the scenes that lead to murder, autopsy, and anatomy as detailed as a forensic expert. Seicho's mystery novel is such that no works except for Murder. In the novel, the motives of murder are infidelity, money, concealment, anger, resentment, revenge, success, etc. Most of them are caused by human endless desires. Considering the weight and technique of murder in his novels, his novel can be called “the aesthetics of murder”. In particular, the characters, motives for murder, and methods of murder are closely related.
2. 마쓰모토 세이초 추리소설의 살인 사건
3．마쓰모토 세이초 추리소설의 살인과 법의학