Book :: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
By: Haruki Murakami
Pages: 611
Published: 1997
Genre(s): Japan
Magical Realism
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Japan's most highly regarded novelist now vaults into the first ranks of international fiction writers with this heroically imaginative novel, which is at once a detective story, an account of a disintegrating marriage, and an excavation of the buried secrets of World War II. In a Tokyo suburb a young man named Toru Okada searches for his wife's missing cat. Soon he finds himself looking for...

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Ninett Ninett

May 5th, 2019

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Read this in 2006 recovering from surgery. If I'd been more mobile, I'm not sure I'd have finished this. I have a love/hate with Murakami.

Jan 5th, 2018

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Jun 9th, 2015

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