Chin Shunshin

Chin Shunshin

is a Taiwanese-Japanese novelist, translator and cultural critic. He is best known for his historical fictions and mystery novels, including First Opium War, Chinese History, Ryukyu Wind.

Major works

  • Roots of Dried Grass (枯草の根)
  • House Three Colors - Showa Treasure Mysteries (三色の家), Fusosha
  • The Sapphire Lion Incense Burner (青玉獅子香炉)
  • Chinese History (中国の歴史)
  • Ryuku Wind (琉球の風)
  • ''Genghis Khan's Family (チンギス・ハーンの一族)


  • The 23th Japanese Mystery Writer Association Award
  • The 60th Naoki Prize in 1968 for The Sapphire Lion Incense Burner
  • The 7th Rampo Edogawa Award (江戸川乱歩賞) in 1961 for 枯草の根

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