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Fuminori Nakamura - Author


Fuminori Nakamura was born in 1977 and graduated from Fukushima University in 2000. In 2002, he won the prestigious Shincho Newcomer's Award for his first novel, A Gun, and in 2005 he won the Akutagawa prize for The Boy in the Earth.The Thief, winner of the 2009 Oe Prize, Japan's most important literary award, is his first novel to be published in English.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Fuminori Nakamura

Last Winter We Parted by Fuminori Nakamura
Last Winter We Parted
Fuminori Nakamura
This is the third novel to be translated by cult Japanese writer Fuminori Nakamura and it's brilliant. Exquisitely written, taut and gripping, this is a clever, literary mystery, the genre at its finest. Told partly in first person by a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/10/2014
The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura
The Thief
Fuminori Nakamura
This is a fascinating Japanese noir thriller, exploring fate and free will as well as giving the reader insightful views on Japan's culture and personality. Nishimura is a supremely gifted pickpocket who has a conscience but is detached from society,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2012

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