Publish date: January 8th 2004
Publisher: Harvill Press
Pages no: 182
Edition language: English
A collection of short stories selected by Murakami. Even when all of them are related to birthdays, each one is unique, and they produce different emotions to the reader. I loved this book for this reason, and it was a practical introduction to other authors´ work that I will read later.
A collection of short stories with one theme in common: they're all about birthdays - and yet they are nothing alike.The collection is dipped in a sea of melancholia and sadness, as birthdays are often associated with reflections and a profound outlook on the life that has passed by. People find the...