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David Peace and Kyoko Nakajima in Conversation

Kyoko Nakajima & David Peace

Translated by Ian M. MacDonald & Takafumi Kondo

‘When we talk about history, the dangers of embellishment, fabrication and wilful distortion are ever-present’

Kyoko Nakajima

Kyoko Nakajima has worked as a journalist and editor. She is the author of several books and story collections including Futon, Chiisai ouchi (The Little House), Ito no koi (Ito in Love), Jochu-tan (Tales of Maids) and E/N/Ji/N (Misanthropus).

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David Peace

David Peace is the author of the Red Riding Quartet, GB84, The Damned Utd, Tokyo Year Zero, and Red or Dead. He was one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists in 2003, and has received the James Tait Memorial Prize. He lives in Tokyo.

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Translated by Ian M. MacDonald

Ian M. MacDonald is a translator of Japanese fiction and non-fiction. His recent translations include Sharaku satsujin jiken (The Case of the Sharaku Murders) by Katsuhiko Takahashi and Yukensho (Tales of the Ghost Sword) by Hideyuki Kikuchi.

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Translated by Takafumi Kondo

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