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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
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Toru Okada's cat has disappeared and this has unsettled his wife, who is herself growing more distant every day. Then there are the increasingly explicit telephone calls he has started receiving. As this compelling story unfolds, the tidy suburban realities of Okada's vague and blameless life,... show more
Toru Okada's cat has disappeared and this has unsettled his wife, who is herself growing more distant every day. Then there are the increasingly explicit telephone calls he has started receiving. As this compelling story unfolds, the tidy suburban realities of Okada's vague and blameless life, spent cooking, reading, listening to jazz and opera and drinking beer at the kitchen table, are turned inside out, and he embarks on a bizarre journey, guided (however obscurely) by a succession of characters, each with a tale to tell.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099448792 (0099448793)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 609
Edition language: English
Category:
Humour, Politica
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It’s been almost two days since i finished this book but neither i am able to write a review nor i am letting it go. So here i am with my scattered thoughts about this book, writing whatever i felt like when i read it. Okay so how should I say how it was? Bizarre? Vivid? Dreamlike? Nightmarish? Or m...
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3.0 Hmmmm..
I received this book as a Xmas present and started reading it in early January. For one reason or the other, I put it down, and only recently picked it back up again. Today I finally finished it! I must admit that this was a very strange read, perhaps even stranger for me than 'An Invitation to A Be...
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3.0 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle is a wildly imaginative tale straddling the known and apparent world and a shadow world where strange, malevolent and sometimes inexplicable forces are at work. On its face, the tale concerns a jilted, cuckolded husband whose cat and then his wife disappear. Trying to un...
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