|Natsume Soseki (夏目 漱石, February 9, 1867 - December 9, 1916) was a Japanese novelist. He is best known for his
novels Kokoro, Botchan, I Am a Cat and his unfinished work Light and Darkness.
He was also a scholar of British literature and composer of haiku, kanshi,
and fairy tales. In Japan, he is often considered the greatest writer in
modern Japanese history. (Soseki Natsume)