A novel by Hitosi Iwaaki
Shin is an average teenage boy, except for the alien living Inside his left hand! Unable to kill the parasite without killing himself, Shin is sucked into a secret alien plot that threatens to destroy all of humanity. Written with dark humor and filled with social commentary, Parasyte is a thinking fan's mix of science fiction, horror and well-developed human drama. It's this generations' version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Hollywood movie rights sold!
Used availability for Hitosi Iwaaki's Parasyte
January 1998 : USA Paperback