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小松左京  |  Sakyo Komatsu

Legal name:  小松左京

Transliterated name:  Komatsu, Sakyo

Birth place:  Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Birth date:  28 January 1931

Death date:  26 July 2011

Language:  Japanese

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Novels

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Virus: The Day of Resurrection

1964

<  December 2012, 1st English language edition

Haikasoru

ISBN 978-1-4215-4932-3

Hardcover, 312 pages

$25.99

Notes:

  •  Translated by Daniel Huddleston.

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Wikipedia (Japanese)

Japan Sinks

1973

Library edition: February 2016, 1st printing

Dover Publications

ISBN 978-0-486-80292-3

Trade paperback, 184 pages

$12.95

Notes:

  •  Translated by Michael Gallagher.

  •  Winner of the 1974 Seiun Award for Best Japanese Novel.

  •  The English version is a quarter of the length of the original Japanese publication, which was around 800 pages.

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