Books by Fuminori Nakamura

THE GUN by Fuminori Nakamura
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"This thriller has a jammed mechanism."
A sullen student descends into obsession and mayhem when he impulsively steals a gun in this paranoid Japanese noir. Read full book review >
LAST WINTER WE PARTED by Fuminori Nakamura
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"While the numerous narrative shifts require a fully engaged reader, the complex—and morally twisted—plot rewards with one unexpected punch after another.
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In a story as claustrophobic as the prison cell housing its villain, a nameless, naïve writer struggles to maintain boundaries while researching the life of a death row prisoner. Read full book review >
EVIL AND THE MASK by Fuminori Nakamura
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 11, 2013

"A spare, fast-moving parable whose lure, even more than that of The Thief (2012), is more philosophical and abstract than visceral."
A moneyed, aimless Japanese kid struggles against the curse his father has laid on him. Read full book review >
THE THIEF by Fuminori Nakamura
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 20, 2012

"A spare but otherwise routine two rounds of larceny and betrayal fleshed out by the narrator's reflections on the Zen of picking pockets."
Nakamura's first English translation takes a Tokyo pickpocket out way past his depth and makes him squirm. Read full book review >