Here are animated crows, a criminal monkey, an ice man, as well as the dreams that shape us and the things we wish for. Whether during a chance reunion in Italy, a romantic exile in Greece, a holiday in Hawaii or in the grip of everyday life, Murakami's characters confront loss, or sexuality, or the glow of a firefly, or the impossible distance between those who ought to be closest of all.
** Murakami’s new novel is coming **
COLORLESS TSUKURU TAZAKI AND HIS YEARS OF PILGRIMAGE
'The reason why death had such a hold on Tsukuru Tazaki was clear. One day his four closest friends, the friends he’d known for a long time, announced that they did not want to see him, or talk with him, ever again.'
More insights into life, death, memories, love and kangaroos that one has a right to expect in any single volume
An intimate pleasure
Literature's answer to David Lynch
These stories are rich in Murakami magic... a collection that all readers will enjoy
Sharp but humane observation...as unforgettable as it is untypical
Tokyo has inspired all manner of writers, from home and abroad, seeking to evoke its unique atmosphere over the years.