Sayaka Watanabe

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Uzbek translation keeps dream alive

Oct 17, 2013

Uzbek translation keeps dream alive

A young woman from Uzbekistan has published a translation of a famous Japanese novel, inspired by her late grandfather’s wish to deepen the friendship between the two countries. Aminova Nodira, 26, took about two years to translate “Kokoro” (“Heart”) by Meiji Era novelist Natsume ...