Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami (January 12, 1949) is a Japanese writer. His books and stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his work being translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside his native country.
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The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami by Haruki Murakami
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When a mans favourite elephant vanishes the balance of his whole life is subtly upset a couples midnight hunger pangs drive them to hold up a McDonalds a woman finds she is irresistible to a small green monster that burrows through her front garden an insomniac wife wakes up to a twilight world of semiconsciousness in which anything seems possible even death. In every one of the stories that make up The Elephant Vanishes Murakami makes a determined assault on the normal. He has a dead  read more
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Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami by Haruki Murakami
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Highclass call girls billed to Mastercard. A psychic 13yearold dropout with a passion for Talking Heads. A hunky matinee idol doomed to play dentists and teachers. A onearmed beachcombing poet an uptight hotel clerk and one very bemused narrator caught in the web of advanced capitalist mayhem. Combine this offbeat cast of characters with Murakamis idiosyncratic prose and out comes Dance Dance Dance. It is an assault on the sense part murder mystery part metaphysical speculation a fable  read more
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South of the Border West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami by Haruki Murakami
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Growing up in the suburbs in postwar Japan it seemed to Hajime that everyone but him had brothers and sisters. His sole companion was Shimamoto also an only child. Together they spent long afternoons listening to her fathers record collection. But when his family moved away the two lost touch. Now Hajime is in his thirties. After a decade of drifting he has found happiness with his loving wife and two daughters and success running a jazz bar. Then Shimamoto reappears. She is beautiful int  read more
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The Wind-up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
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Murakami: South Of Border West Of Sun [Eric Loren] [Naxos Audio Books: NA0166] (Naxos Audiobooks Unabridged) by Haruki Murakami
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Haruki Murakami is unquestionably Japan!|s leading novelist with his many works { fiction and non-fiction { consistently reflecting contemporary Japanese life while, unusually, sustaining an international appeal through a deeply human perspective. South of the Border, West of the Sun is his seventh novel, written in 1992. Hajime tells the story of his relationship with Shimamoto, an unconventional girl, from their first meetings as children through to life as students. They drift apart, but come together years later when Hajime is married and a father of two. Are those former feelings of close friendship still real { real enough to upset a functioning family life? Or are they haunted by intense memories? And who is Shimamoto, and what has she become. South of the Border, West of the Sun is typically intimate, illusive, unpredictable and absorbing in a way that is uniquely Murakami.  read more
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After Dark by Haruki Murakami
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The midnight hour approaches in an almost empty all-night diner. Mari sips her coffee and glances up from a book as a young man, a musician, intrudes on her solitude. Both have missed the last train home. Later, Mari is interrupted a second time by a girl from the Alphaville Hotel; a Chinese prostitute has been hurt by a client, the girl has heard Mari speaks fluent Chinese and requests her help. Meanwhile Eri is at home and sleeps a deep, heavy sleep that is 'too perfect, too pure' to be normal; pulse and respiration at the lowest required level. She has been in this soporific state for two months; Eri has become the classic myth - a sleeping beauty. But tonight as the digital clock displays 00:00 a faint electrical crackle is perceptible, a hint of life flickers across the TV screen, though the television's plug has been pulled. Strange nocturnal happenings, or a trick of the night?  read more
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South Of The Border, West Of The Sun by Haruki Murakami
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Childhood sweethearts, Hajime and Shimamoto, would meet after school to listen to records, hold hands and talk about their future. Now in his late 30s, Hajime is reunited with Shimamoto. As adolescent feelings of enchantment re-emerge, Hajime will risk everything to consummate his first love.  read more
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A Wild Sheep Chase (Penguin International Writers) by Haruki Murakami
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A thriller involving political conspiracy, a mythical, metamorphizing sheep-God and a girl whose ears are beautiful enough to silence a restaurant. Heavily influenced by the West, the story is nevertheless set in Tokyo and the snowy north of Hokkaido.  read more
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L'Uccello Che Girava Le Viti Del Mondo by Haruki Murakami
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