One of the jewels in the Japanese crime-fiction crown, the author’s debut novel features a nihilistic anti-hero filled with terrible rage

Fuminori Nakamura’s award-winning debut The Gun arrives in English at last

One of the jewels in the Japanese crime-fiction crown, the author’s debut novel features a nihilistic anti-hero filled with terrible rage

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One of the jewels in the Japanese crime-fiction crown, the author’s debut novel features a nihilistic anti-hero filled with terrible rage
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James Kidd

James Kidd

James Kidd is a freelance writer based in Oxford, Britain. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Literary Review, The Observer, The Daily Telegraph, The National, Time Out and The Jerusalem Post among others. He hosts the This Writing Life podcast (thiswritinglife.co.uk), featuring interviews with writers such as Hanya Yanagihara, David Mitchell, Amit Chaudhuri and Meena Kandasamy, and co-hosts Lit Bits (litbits.co.uk), named by The Observer as one of its top three literary podcasts.