Tokyo Fiancée

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Tokyo Fiancée
Author Amélie Nothomb
Original title Ni d'Ève ni d'Adam
Translator Alison Anderson
Country Belgium
Language French
Genre Novel
Publication date
Pages 238
ISBN 978-2-226-17964-7
Preceded by Sulphuric Acid
Followed by The Prince's Act

Tokyo Fiancée (French: Ni d'Ève ni d'Adam "Neither Eve nor Adam") is a novel by the Belgian writer Amélie Nothomb. It appeared on 20 August 2007 published by Éditions Albin Michel. A film adaptation was released in 2014.


An autobiographical novel, Tokyo Fiancée describes a romance that a 21-year-old Belgian woman Amélie had with a young Japanese man in Tokyo, when she was tutoring him in French language. The novel is partially concurrent with Nothomb's earlier novel, Fear and Trembling.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]


The novel was nominated for the Prix Goncourt in 2007 and the Prix Renaudot 2007. It won Prix de Flore in 2007.