• "Sputnik Sweetheart has touched me deeper and pushed me further than anything I've read in a long time"

    Julie Myerson, Guardian
  • "How does Murakami manage to make poetry while writing of contemporary life and emotions? I am weak-kneed with admiration"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "A beautiful novel, as light as a feather, and yet enduringly sad... a captivating book from one of the world's most interesting authors"

    Sunday Herald
  • "Murakami has been compared to everyone from Raymond Carver to Raymond Chandler - which should tell you only one thing: he's unique"

  • "Confirms Murakami as a master of his craft... Out of this world"

    Time Out