Hayashi, Kyoko (1930–)

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Hayashi, Kyoko (1930–)

Japanese novelist. Born 1930 in Nagasaki, Japan.

Lived in Shanghai, China (1931–45), but returned to Nagasaki just before the dropping of atomic bomb; writings, which describe devastation of radiation sickness and dangers of nuclear power, include The Ritual of Death, Round Dance, and Home in This World. Received Gunzo Prize for a New Writer and Akutagawa Prize (1975).

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