Agatha Christie Award (Japan)

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This article is about the Japanese literary award. For the American literary award, see Agatha Award.

The Agatha Christie Award (アガサ・クリスティー賞?) is a Japanese literary award established in 2010 in commemoration of Agatha Christie's 120th anniversary. The award is presented by Hayakawa Publishing Corporation in association with the Agatha Christie Society, which is chaired by Mathew Pritchard, the grandson of Agatha Christie.

It is the literary award for unpublished mystery novels. The winning work, which is selected from more than 100 entries, published by Hayakawa Publishing Corporation and the winner receives a prize of 1,000,000 yen.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Winning entry
1 2011 Akimaro Mori (ja) The Black Cat Takes a Stroll (黒猫の遊歩あるいは美学講義 Kuroneko no Yūho Aruiwa Bigaku Kōgi?)[1]
2 2012 Yuka Nakazato (ja) Silver Wings of the Campanula (カンパニュラの銀翼 Kampanyura no Gin'yoku?)[2]
3 2013 Yoichi Misawa (ja) Murder by Nonlethal Dose (致死量未満の殺人 Chishiryō Miman no Satsujin?)
4 2014 Chiemi Matsuura Shidare-zakura Koi Shinjū (しだれ桜恋心中?)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Black Cat Takes a Stroll | Bento Books
  2. ^ Silver Wings of the Campanula | Bento Books

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