Hideo Furukawa was born in 1966 and is highly regarded for the richness of his storytelling and his willingness to experiment; chameleon-like, he changes his style with every new book. His best-known novel is the 2008 Seikazoku (‘Holy Family’), an epic work of alternate history set in northeastern Japan, where he was born. His 2011 Umatachi yo, Soredemo Hikari wa Muku de (‘O Horses! At Least The Light Remains Pure’), written after Furukawa visited the area devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, is considered a sequel.
Anthologies featuring Hideo Furukawa
A City in Short Fiction.