[Sales] Rakuhimoyu (Shincho Bunko)
Why was a diplomat who devoted himself to peace become a class-A war criminal and hanged? The life of Koki Hirota, former prime minister and foreign minister. Received the Mainichi Publishing Culture Award and the Yoshikawa Eiji Literary Award. Former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Koki Hirota was the only civil official among the seven class-A war criminals sentenced to death by hanging at the Tokyo Trials. Hirota was forced to face the fate of being executed along with the soldiers who continued to throw a damper on his efforts while striving to prevent war. The life of Hirota, who accepted it as obedience and made no excuses, is traced in detail with a restrained style while overlapping with the turbulent history of the Showa era.
Number of pages: 464 pagesClick here for detailed information and reviews on Amazon.
Categories: Books, Adults, Novels, Available in April 2023