'Third Generation' novelist Shumon Miura dies at 91

Feb 5, 2017

'Third Generation' novelist Shumon Miura dies at 91

Shumon Miura, renowned novelist who also led the Cultural Affairs Agency, died of pneumonia at a Tokyo hospital on Friday, his family said Saturday. He was 91. Miura was known as one of the so-called Third Generation of postwar writers including Shusaku Endo and ...