Fuminori Nakamura

Fuminori Nakamura was born in 1977 and graduated from Fukushima University in 2000. He has won numerous prizes for his writing, including the Ōe Prize, Japan's largest literary award; the David L. Goodis Award for Noir Fiction; and the prestigious Akutagawa Prize. The Thief, his first novel to be translated into English, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His other novels include The GunThe KingdomEvil and the MaskThe Boy in the Earth, and Last Winter, We Parted.


ARTICLES FEATURING FUMINORI

The Seduction of the Gun

"The Gun" is almost more of a character study than a straight crime novel: it focuses on one young man's obsession and its fallout....

The Seduction of the Gun


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