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Seishi Yokomizo


Japan (1902 - 1981)

Seishi Yokomizo (横溝 正史) was a novelist in Shōwa period Japan.
Yokomizo was born in the city of Kobe, Hyōgo (兵庫県 神戸市). He read detective stories as a boy and in 1921, while employed by the Daiichi Bank, published his first story in the popular magazine "Shin Seinen" (新青年[New Youth]).
 

Genres: Mystery
 
Novels
   The Honjin Murders (1946)
   Gokumon Island (1948)
   The Village of Eight Graves (1950)
   The Inugami Clan (1951)
     aka The Inugami Curse
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