Shusaku Endo

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Endō Shūsaku
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Born(1923-03-27)March 27, 1923
Tokyo, Japan
DiedSeptember 29, 1996(1996-09-29) (aged 73)
OccupationWriter
NationalityJapanese
CitizenshipJapan
GenreNovels
Literary movement"Third Generation"
Notable worksSilence
SpouseJunko 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.