Shuhei Fujisawa

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    Shuhei Fujisawa (藤沢周平) (26 December 1927 - 26 January 1997) was a Japanese author. His real name was Tomeji Kosuge (小菅留治). Over fifty of his books were published, including both full-length novels and short story anthologies through the course of his lifetime. The focus of his writing was historical fiction. Before he became an author, he had been a journalist.

    Over 23 million of his paperbacks have been printed. His work has been adapted for both television and film. Five recent full-length films have been based on his work. Three of them directed by Yoji Yamada are:

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