Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 213 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
"A gripping psychological thriller which shows a very different Japan from the neon-lit Tokyo we are more used to" * Financial Times *
"It isn't hard to see why it has caused a sensation among readers and critics in Japan. Villain is a superlative crime novel with intriguing twists" * Sunday Times *
"A novelist of truly international stature" * The Times *
"A complex and powerful exploration of the lives of a victim, killer and their families and friends... Villain is a moving and disturbing novel about loneliness, lies and the gap between expectation and reality. Highly recommended" * Guardian *
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thrilling, and entertaining book, which makes you feel for the murderer more than the victim.
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