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Maru Ayase

Portrait of Maru Ayase
Credit Hisaaki Mihara

Maru Ayase

Maru Ayase has published eighteen books, many of which have been finalists for major awards in Japan. The Forest Brims Over is her first title to be translated into English.

Articles by Maru Ayase

Vines on a beige wall
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The Writer’s Wife
By Maru Ayase
She has an innocence, a purity of mind like a delicate glass vessel, untainted by soiled ideas or thoughts.
Translated from Japanese by Haydn Trowell