Japanese author, novelistwd:Q6392984
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educated at: Chuo University
award received: Shiba Ryotaro Prize, 日本ミステリー文学大賞, Shibata Renzaburō Award, 舟橋聖一文学賞, Medal with Purple Ribbon, Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for Literature, 角川小説賞
Kenzo Kitakata (北方 謙三, Kitakata Kenzō, born October 26, 1947) is a Japanese novelist, especially known for his hardboiled novels. He studied law at Chuo University in the early 1970s. He served as the 10th President of the Mystery Writers of Japan from 1997 to 2001.
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