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Kenzaburo Ōe


Japan (1935 - )

Kenzaburo Oe is a Japanese novelist whose works express the rebellion of his post-World War II generation. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1994.
 
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Awards
Nobel Prize in Literature Lifetime Achievement winner (1994)
Man Booker International Prize Best Book nominee (2016) : Death by Water


Kenzaburo Ōe recommends
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The Old Garden (2009)
Hwang Sok-Yong
"The most powerful voice in fiction in East Asia today."
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The Bathing Women (2012)
Tie Ning
"one of the ten best literary works worldwide."

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