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Last Winter We Parted by Fuminori Nakamura
  

Last Winter We Parted

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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 young writer who is trying to write a book about a sensational, horrific crime before the murderer is executed and partly in the murderer's letters and notes, little by little a complex and fascinating truth is revealed. Tantalisingly good.

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Synopsis

Last Winter We Parted by Fuminori Nakamura

About the Author

Fuminori Nakamura

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.

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Book Info

Publication date

21st October 2014

Author

Fuminori Nakamura

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Author's Website

fuminorinakamura.com/

Publisher

Soho Press Inc

Format

Hardback
220 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9781616954550

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