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Fumiko Hayashi (1903–1951)

Born 1904, daughter of a poor peddler. Went to school and did all sorts of trades to earn a living. Having lived in a continuous state of poverty, she attempted suicide on various occasions. Her first book was the autobiography _Horoki_ but it wasn't until the end of the war that she became widely known as a writer. By the time of her death, she ... See full bio »


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(age 47) in Japan

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Ukigumo Writer
Downtown Writer
Meshi Writer
Minamikaze Writer


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 2017 Bungo 1
 2011 Sora ni saku ai no chizu (original story)
 1970 Meshi (TV Series) (novel)
 1962 Hôrô-ki (autobiography)
 1961 Moonlight in the Rain (novel)
 1957 Downtown (story)
 1955 Ukigumo (novel)
 1954 Bangiku (stories Bangiku/Suisen/Shirasagi)
 1953 Tsuma (novel)
 1952 Inazuma (novel)
 1951 Meshi (novel)
 1939 Minamikaze
 1938 Nakimushi kozo (novel)

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