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Hiroko Minagawa

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Occupation  Writer
Role  Writer
Language  Japanese
Parents  Nobuo Shioya
Period  1972–present
Siblings  Nobuyuki Shioya
Name  Hiroko Minagawa

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Born  2 January 1930 (age 85) (1930-01-02)
Genre  Mystery, fantasy, horror, historical fiction
Notable awards  Mystery Writers of Japan Award (1985) Naoki Prize (1986) Honkaku Mystery Award (2012)
Nominations  Japan Academy Prize for Screenplay of the Year
Similar People  Nobuo Shioya, Shizuko Natsuki, Frankie Sakai, Masahiro Shinoda, Baku Akae

Hiroko Minagawa (皆川博子, Minagawa Hiroko, born 1930) is a Japanese writer of mystery, fantasy, horror and historical fiction.

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Works in English translation

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Short story
  • "The Midsummer Emissary" (original title: Fuzuki no Shisha), trans. Ginny Tapley Takemori (Kaiki: Uncanny Tales from Japan, Volume 3: Tales of the Metropolis, Kurodahan Press, 2012)
  • "Sunset" (original title: Yuhi ga Shizumu), trans. Karen Sandness (Speculative Japan 3: Silver Bullet and Other Tales of Japanese Science Fiction and Fantasy, Kurodahan Press, 2012)
  • Awards

  • 1973 – Shosetsu Gendai New Writers Prize: Arukadia no Natsu (アルカディアの夏) (short story)
  • 1985 – Mystery Writers of Japan Award for Best Novel: Kabe Tabishibai Satsujin Jiken (壁 旅芝居殺人事件) (mystery novel)
  • 1986 – Naoki Prize: Koi Kurenai (恋紅) (historical novel)
  • 1990 – Shibata Renzaburo Prize: Baraki (薔薇忌) (fantasy short story collection)
  • 1998 – Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for Literature: Shi no Izumi (死の泉) (mystery novel)
  • 2012 – Honkaku Mystery Award: The Case of the Curious Cadaver in the Dissectorium of Dr. Daniel Burton (mystery novel)
  • 2013 – Japan Mystery Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Dr. Daniel Burton series

    Historical mystery series set in eighteenth century London

  • Hirakasete Itadaki Koei desu (開かせていただき光栄です), 2011 (The Case of the Curious Cadaver in the Dissectorium of Dr. Daniel Burton)
  • Armonica Diabolica (アルモニカ・ディアボリカ), 2013
  • Other mystery novels

  • Raidā wa Yami ni Kieta (ライダーは闇に消えた), 1975
  • Hikari no Haikyo (光の廃墟), 1978
  • Hana no Tabi Yoru no Tabi (花の旅夜の旅), 1979
  • Niji no Higeki (虹の悲劇), 1982
  • Kiri no Higeki (霧の悲劇), 1982
  • Shiretoko Misaki Satsujin Jiken (知床岬殺人事件), 1984
  • Sōma Nomaoi Satsujin Jiken (相馬野馬追い殺人事件), 1984
  • Kabe Tabishibai Satsujin Jiken (壁 旅芝居殺人事件), 1984
  • Hikaru Genji Satsujin Jiken (光源氏殺人事件), 1985
  • Zeami Satsujin Jiken (世阿弥殺人事件), 1986
  • Ayakashi-Gura Satsujin Jiken (妖かし蔵殺人事件), 1986
  • Chūshingura Satsujin Jiken (忠臣蔵殺人事件), 1986
  • Satsui no Karuizawa Fuyu (殺意の軽井沢・冬), 1987
  • Yami Tsubaki (闇椿), 1988
  • Seijo no Shima (聖女の島), 1988
  • Kaoshi Rentarō to Itsutsu no Nazo (顔師・連太郎と五つの謎), 1989
  • Shi no Izumi (死の泉), 1997
  • Tōritsu Suru Tō no Satsujin (倒立する塔の殺人), 2007
  • Film adaptations

  • Sharaku (1995) (Based on her 1994 historical novel Sharaku)
  • References

    Hiroko Minagawa Wikipedia


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