Shusaku Endo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Endō Shūsaku
Born March 27, 1923(1923-03-27)
Tokyo, Japan
Died September 29, 1996(1996-09-29) (aged 73)
Occupation Writer
Nationality Japanese
Ethnicity Japanese
Citizenship Japan
Genres Novels
Literary movement "Third Generation"
Notable work(s) Silence
Spouse(s) Junko Endo(wife, m. 1955)

Shūsaku Endō (Japanese: 遠藤 周作 Endō Shūsaku, 27 March 1923 – 29 September 1996) was a Japanese writer known mainly for his novels. Endō is categorised as one of the "Third Generation" writers, the third major group of writers who appeared after World War II.