Akiyuki Nosaka


Born
in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan
October 10, 1930

Died
December 09, 2015


Akiyuki Nosaka (野坂 昭如 Nosaka Akiyuki) is a Japanese novelist, singer, lyricist, and former member of the House of Councillors. As a broadcasting writer he uses the name Yukio Aki (阿木 由紀夫 Aki Yukio) and his alias as a chanson singer is Claude Nosaka (クロード 野坂 Kurōdo Nosaka).

Nosaka was born in Kamakura, Kanagawa, the son of Sukeyuki Nosaka, who was a sub-governor of Niigata. Together with his sisters he grew up as an adopted child of Harimaya in Nada, Kobe, Hyōgo. One of his sisters died as the result of sickness, and his adoptive father died during the 1945 bombing of Kobe in World War II. Another sister died of malnutrition in Fukui. Nosaka would later base his short story Grave of the Fireflies on these experiences. He is well known for chi
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Grave of the Fireflies

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The Cake Tree in the Ruins

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The Pornographers

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The Whale that Fell in Love...

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Nosaka aime les chats

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La tumba de las luciérnagas

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La vigne des morts sur le c...

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Le Dessin au sable

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Les embaumeurs

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حكايات الحرب

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“- Co z tobą ? Oj, popatrz, bo ci tam mrówki do środka włażą.
Odwinęła kobieta spódnicę, wystawiła co miała - faktycznie coś się rusza - sprawdza: wewnątrz kłębek poczwarek. Starzec słyszał podobno, jak się roją.”
Akiyuki Nosaka, Ballada o Narayamie. Opowieści niesamowite z prozy japońskiej

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