Barrie Sherwood was born in 1971 in Hong Kong, the son of missionaries. He began Escape from Amsterdam while living in Fukuoka, Japan. He currently lives in England, where he teaches creative writing at the University of East Anglia.
Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.
Barrie Sherwood discusses his novel, Escape From Amsterdam, based on his experiences living in Japan.
Aozora---idle university student, future crooked bureaucrat, fresh broken heart---has been playing too much mah-jongg and now finds himself deep in debt. When...