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Miyuki Miyabe


Japan (b.1960)

Miyuki Miyabe ( Miyabe Miyuki) is a popular contemporary Japanese author active in a number of genres including science fiction, mystery fiction, historical fiction, social commentary, and juvenile fiction.
Miyabe started writing novels at the age of 23. She has been a prolific writer, publishing dozens of novels and winning many major literary prizes, including the Yamamoto Shgor Prize in 1993 for Kasha and the Naoki Prize in 1998 for Riy [The Reason] (). A Japanese film adaptation of Riyû, directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi, was released in 2004.

Genres: Fantasy