Reviews

  • His fantasies, with their easy reference to western pulp fiction and music, retain a beauty of the mind

    Guardian
  • A remarkable writer...he captures the common ache of contemporary heart and head

    Jay McInerney
  • Combines a witty sci-fi pastiche and a dream-like Utopian fantasy in two separate narratives which alternate in an interweave of precognition and deja vu

    Richard Lloyd Parry, Independent
  • Here is abundant imagination at play

    Sunday Times
  • Murakami's bold willingness to go straight-over-the-top has always been a signal indication of his genius...a powerful melange of disillusioned radicalism, keen intelligence, wicked sarcasm and a general allegiance to the surreal. If Murakami is the "voice of a generation," as he is often proclaimed in Japan, then it is the generation of Thomas Pynchon and Don De Lillo

    Washington Post