Edogawa Rampo – father of Japanese detective

Edogawa Rampo was Japanese writer and critic, who is considered as founder of Japanese detective genre. His real name is Taro Hirai, he was born in Nabari on October 21, 1894. In student years he was acquainted to stories of Arthur Conan Doyle and Edgar Poe and tried to translate them.  In 1922 he wrote […]