Shusaku Endo

author from Japan

Shūsaku Endō (Japanese: 遠藤 周作 Endō Shūsaku, 27 March 1923 – 29 September 1996) was a Japanese writer known mainly for his novels. Endō is categorised as one of the "Third Generation" writers, the third major group of writers who appeared after World War II.

Endō Shūsaku
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Born(1923-03-27)March 27, 1923
Tokyo, Japan
DiedSeptember 29, 1996(1996-09-29) (aged 73)
OccupationWriter
NationalityJapanese
CitizenshipJapan
GenreNovels
Literary movement"Third Generation"
Notable worksSilence
SpouseJunko Endo(wife, m. 1955)