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Commemorative literary monument to Hayashi Fumiko's birthplace

Commemorative literary monument to Hayashi Fumiko's birthplace

Birthplace of the female writer famous for the masterpiece Horoki (A Wanderer's Note)

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Novelist Hayashi Fumiko (December 31, 1903–June 28, 1951) was born in Komorie in Moji-ku. She produced many popular works, represented by Horoki (A Wanderer's Note), a novel about her own wandering life. A commemorative literary monument to Hayashi Fumiko's birthplace was erected near her birthplace in 1974. The monument is inscribed with her poem Tanagokorososhi. Every year on a Sunday near June 28, the anniversary of her death, a gathering is held to commemorate her. The former Moji Mitsui Club near JR Mojiko Station houses the Hayashi Fumiko Exhibition Room.

Address 2-12 Hayama, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu City (near the Komorie water purification plant)
Access Approx. 15 min. on foot from JR Moji Station
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