Patient X : The Case-Book of Ryunosuke Akutagawa
Extraordinary, standalone novel from the legendary David Peace, about one of Japan's greatest ever writers.
David Peace - named in 2003 as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists - was born and brought up in Yorkshire. He is the author of the Red Riding Quartet (Nineteen Seventy Four, Nineteen Seventy Seven, Nineteen Eighty, and Nineteen Eighty Three), GB84, which was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, The Damned Utd, and Red or Dead, which was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize. The final part of his Tokyo Trilogy - to follow Tokyo Year Zero and Occupied City - will publish in 2019. Patient X is his tenth novel. He lives in Tokyo.