John Bester

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John Bester (1927-2010[1]), born and educated in England, was one of the foremost translators of modern Japanese fiction. He was a graduate of the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies.



Among his translations are:

John Bester received the 1990 Noma Award for the Translation of Japanese Literature for Acts of Worship.[2]


  1. ^ 『告白 三島由紀夫未公開インタビュー』186頁
  2. ^ [1]