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Kyotaro Nishimura
Kyotaro Nishimura (1930-) is the leading writer of travel related mysteries. He became a novelist after working as a public servant, a private detective, a security guard, etc. He started as a writer of social mystery novels, but soon published a wide variety of works such as espionage novels, closed-circle mystery novels, parodies, and historical novels. He has been publishing works at a fast pace, and now his works exceed 400, and a combined number of copies sold exceeding 200 million!
1965 Edogawa Rampo Prize, for Tenshi no kizuato(A Scar of an Angel)
1981 Japan Mystery Writers' Association Prize, for Shuchakueki satsujin jiken (Murder at the Terminal Station)