Colorful: Eto Mori

Eto Mori

Colorful: Eto Mori

Eto Mori

4:30pm

Friday, October 29, 2021

Since its initial release over 20 years ago, Eto Mori‘s Colorful (translated to English by Jocelyne Allen) has become a part of the literary canon all around the world. The beloved bestselling classic is finally available in English, and we are delighted to introduce it on the TIFA virtual stage. Hear from Mori about the groundbreaking tale of a dead soul who gets a second chance, and his journey to seeing the true colors of those around him a little more clearly, and through them, seeing himself a little better too.

This event will be presented in Japanese and English, and is generously supported by The Japan Foundation.

 

『カラフル』 森 絵都
10月29日 16:30 (ET)

20年以上前の初版以来、森絵都氏の『カラフル』は世界各国で愛されてきました。この名作がついに英語で出版され、トロント国際作家祭(TIFA)のバーチャルステージでご紹介できることになりました。死んだ魂が二度目のチャンスを与えられ、自分を取り巻く人たちの色が少しずつ見えるようになる過程で自分自身のことも少し見えてくる。この画期的な物語について、著者の談話をお楽しみください。本イベントは日英両語で行われます。国際交流基金協賛。

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Since its initial release over 20 years ago, Eto Mori‘s Colorful (translated to English by Jocelyne Allen) has become a part of the literary canon all around the world. The beloved bestselling classic is finally available in English, and we are delighted to introduce it on the TIFA virtual stage. Hear from Mori about the groundbreaking tale of a dead soul who gets a second chance, and his journey to seeing the true colors of those around him a little more clearly, and through them, seeing himself a little better too.

This event will be presented in Japanese and English, and is generously supported by The Japan Foundation.

 

『カラフル』 森 絵都
10月29日 16:30 (ET)

20年以上前の初版以来、森絵都氏の『カラフル』は世界各国で愛されてきました。この名作がついに英語で出版され、トロント国際作家祭(TIFA)のバーチャルステージでご紹介できることになりました。死んだ魂が二度目のチャンスを与えられ、自分を取り巻く人たちの色が少しずつ見えるようになる過程で自分自身のことも少し見えてくる。この画期的な物語について、著者の談話をお楽しみください。本イベントは日英両語で行われます。国際交流基金協賛。

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Eto Mori has been a literary star in Japan for over thirty years. She has won numerous major awards in Japan, including the Naoki Prize, one of Japan’s most prestigious awards for popular fiction. Colorful has been translated into seven languages and adapted into three films. Colorful is her first novel to be translated into English. She lives in Tokyo, Japan.  Eto Mori’s Festival appearance is generously supported by The Japan Foundation. 

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Friday, October 29, 2021

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