Ryūzō Saki (佐木 隆三 Saki Ryūzō, born April 14, 1937) is a Japanese novelist, non-fiction writer, born in North Hamgyong, a province of what is now North Korea. He is interested in many crimes in Japan and has published a number of non-fiction books about Japanese crimes.
On January 14, 1976, Saki was awarded the Naoki Prize for the novel Vengeance Is Mine based on Japanese serial killer Akira Nishiguchi. The novel became the basis of Shohei Imamura's film Vengeance Is Mine. He also wrote the books about Norio Nagayama, Tsutomu Miyazaki, Fusako Sano and Futoshi Matsunaga.
In 1992, Saki published a book about Japanese Resident-General of Korea Itō Hirobumi and Korean An Jung-geun, titled Itō Hirobumi to An Jung-geun.
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