Seiichi Morimura ( Jap. 森村誠一 , Morimura Seiichi, born January 2, 1933 ) is a Japanese writer. Seiichi Morimura was born in the city of Kumagai, Saitama Prefecture. He graduated from the capital University of Aoyama.
|Date of Birth||January 2, 1933 (86 years old)|
|Place of Birth||Kumagaya , Saitama Prefecture|
|Years of creativity||1969-|
|Language of Works||Japanese|
|Awards||Edogawa Rampo Award|
[d] ( 2004 )
[d] ( 1969 )
[d] ( 2011 )
[d] ( 1976 )
Literary fame came to him in 1969 , when his novel “Dead Space on Top” was awarded the Edogawa Rampo Prize for the best detective novel of the year.
He wrote about 150 novels, with a total circulation of more than 50 million copies. . Many of his books have shot television and movies. The vast majority of S. Morimura’s works are socio-political action-packed novels of the detective genre, for example, “Teddy Bear” (1975). Numerous journalistic works. He criticizes the political morals of modern Japan, against the remilitarization of the country .
The Devil's Kitchen ( 1981 )
He became famous in the Soviet Union after the publication of the documentary book The Devil’s Kitchen (M .: Progress, 1983. Original: Morimura S. Akuma no Hoshoku (悪 魔 の 飽食), The Devil's Gluttony ).
This book by Seiichi Morimura tells of the special forces of the Japanese armed forces - "Detachment 731" , which from the beginning of the 40s to August 1945 developed, produced and used bacteriological weapons. For this purpose, the detachment conducted numerous experiments on living people.
The Containers of Death ( 1981 )
Trying to solve a criminal offense, the journalist Hirano penetrates the world of crime of a different kind: corruption in higher spheres, secret machinations of military and political leaders who seek, contrary to the Constitution, to equip Japan’s “self-defense forces” with the latest military equipment, nuclear and bacteriological weapons.
Publications in Russia
- “Teddy Bear” // “Modern Japanese Detective”, M., Progress, 1979
- "The Devil's Kitchen", M., Progress, 1983
- "Containers of Death", M., Progress, 1984
- "The Test of the Beast", M., Rainbow, 1989
- “Snow Firefly” // “The Accident in Nico.” Japanese detective, M. Hood. lit., 1990
- “Commando” // Stone S., Morimura S. “Song of the Wolf”, “Commando”. SPb, MST, 1993
- Bavin Sergey Foreign detective of the XX century (in Russian translations). Popular bibliographic encyclopedia. M., 1991. S. 117-120.