The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura

The Thief - book cover

A pickpocket’s life is laid bare…
…he might find his life is not his own.


Nishimura's story
- Suddenly the stakes were raised and I am living life on the edge.

Ishikawa's story
- Maybe I got greedy. Maybe I wanted the adrenalin rush. Maybe I got out of my depth. Maybe I should have stayed with what I knew best. Maybe…

Kizaki's story
- I write the lives of those around me. What they do, what the outcomes are – those are my decisions.