Japan’s Stieg Larsson

Now that Americans have proven they can handle books from other countries, publishers are seeking out the next international best seller.

Pantheon is betting on best selling Japanese crime writer, Shuichi Yoshida. His seventh novel, the first to be released in the US, has just arrived here and receives a strong review from Bookslut.com’s Jessica Crispin on NPR’s web site.

Click on the cover for a larger view of the fascinatingly gruesome cover image.

Villain: A Novel
Shuichi Yoshida
Retail Price: $25.95
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Pantheon – (2010-08-03)
ISBN / EAN: 030737887X / 9780307378873

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