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Nguyen Nhat Anh's best-selling novel to make debut at Japan

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The book titled Toi Thay Hoa Vang Tren Co Xanh (I See Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass) by children’s best selling author Nguyen Nhat Anh has been released in Japan.

Nguyen Nhat Anh's best-selling novel to make debut at Japan

The novel, telling the childhood of two brothers in 1980s, was translated into Japanese language by Professor Kato Sakae and published by the Canaria Communications.
Toi thay hoa vang tren co xanh, hit bookstores during its first week of publication in Vietnam and a further 5,000 copies had to be reprinted.
In 2004, another book of Nguyen Nhat Anh called "Mat Biec" (Celestial Eyes) was translated into Japanese by Professor Kato Sakae and published in Japan by Terrainc Publisher.
Nguyen Nhat Anh is a favourite author of children, teenagers and adults. His well-known novels recently published include Toi la Beto (I am Beto); Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give me a ticket to childhood); Dao Mong Mo (Dream Island); and Toi Thay Hoa Vang Tren Co Xanh (I see yellow flowers on green grass) and more.
The book titled Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give me a ticket to childhood) was published in Thailand , the Republic of Korea and the US in 2011.
Anh was granted the Southeast Asian Writer Award last year for the book Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give me a ticket to childhood).
The film Toi thay hoa vang tren co xanh (I see yellow flowers on the green grass) based on the hit novel, directed by Vietnamese American director Victor Vu is also presented to Japanese movie lovers.
“Tôi thấy hoa vàng trên cỏ xanh” sang Nhật Bản ảnh 2

By XUAN THAN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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