Murakami 2020 Diary

Murakami 2020 Diary

Summary

A beautifully designed week-to-view diary for 2020, featuring unique artwork inspired by Haruki Murakami's works along with quotations and significant dates.

Murakami's distinctive blend of the mysterious and the everyday, of melancholy and humour, continues to enchant readers, ensuring his place as one of the world’s most acclaimed and well-loved writers. This diary includes visual and textual references to his works, from Wind/Pinball, A Wild Sheep Chase and Norwegian Wood to Killling Commendatore and Novelist as a Vocation.

Contents include:

Week-to-view diary pages
Yearly Planner
Selection of Japanese Holidays and Festivals
Dates of cycles of the moon
Seasonal quotations and extracts from Murakami's books
Significant dates from the books marked
Images of jackets in progress as well as the finished versions
Visual content from The Strange Library
Specially designed artwork to match the seasons
Notes section at the back


Dimensions:15.3 x 1.5 x 21.4cm. Image or text on every recto, and weekly planner on verso.

Reviews

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About the author

Haruki Murakami

In 1978, Haruki Murakami was twenty-nine and running a jazz bar in downtown Tokyo. One April day, the impulse to write a novel came to him suddenly while watching a baseball game. That first novel, Hear the Wind Sing, won a new writers' award and was published the following year. More followed, including A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, but it was Norwegian Wood, published in 1987, that turned Murakami from a writer into a phenomenon.

In works such as The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, 1Q84, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running and Men Without Women, Murakami's distinctive blend of the mysterious and the everyday, of melancholy and humour, continues to enchant readers, ensuring his place as one of the world's most acclaimed and well-loved writers.
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