Seishi Yokomizo





Seishi Yokomizo


Born
in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
May 24, 1902

Died
December 28, 1981

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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]). He graduated from Osaka Pharmaceutical College (currently part of Osaka University) with a degree in pharmacy, and initially intended to take over his family's drug store even though sceptical of the contemporary ahistorical attitude towards drugs. However, drawn by his interest in literature, and the encouragement of Edogawa Rampo (江戸川 乱歩), he went to Tokyo instead, where he was hired by the Hakubunkan publishing company in 1926. After serving as editor in chief
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“Вообще современная живопись была для Киндаити за пределами понимания. Но кое-какие вещи радовали ему глаз цветовой гаммой и, проведя здесь целый час, ему удалось, наконец, заставить себя забыть дело Хинодэ.”
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