• "A surreal and fractured dose of storytelling that only Murakami cold write."

    Graham Morrison, five stars, Linux Voice
  • "It’s pure, uncut Murakami."

    Business Insider
  • "Murakami's magnum opus"

    Japan Times
  • "1Q84 has a range and sophistication that surpasses anything else in his oeuvre. It is his most achieved novel; an epic in which form and content are neatly aligned... So like Murakami himself, I'll borrow from Orwell: 1Q84 is quite simply doubleplusgood"

    Independent on Sunday