Born in Nagoya, Japan, Naoko is a former staff writer for the Mainichi Newspaper, one of Japan’s most influential newspapers. She moved to London in 2001 and has written extensively about British society for Japanese publications. Her most recent non-fiction book, ‘Cherry’ Ingram – the English Saviour of Japan’s Cherry Blossoms won the prestigious Nihon Essayist Club Award in 2016.
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Naoko Abe Books
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