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1Q84 - a book by Murakami, Haruki


1Q84( )
Author: Murakami, Haruki
Compiled by: BookSource Staff,
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Turtleback Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.35
Book Description:

The internationally best-selling and award-winning author of such works as What I Talk About When I Talk About Running presents a psychologically charged tale that draws on Orwellian themes. Reprint. 125,000 first printing.

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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Author Biography
Murakami, Haruki (Author)
Haruki Murakami was born on January 12, 1949 in Kyoto, Japan and studied at Tokyo's Waseda University. He opened a coffeehouse/jazz bar in the capital called Peter Cat with his wife. He became a full-time author following the publication of his first novel, Hear the Wind Sing, in 1979.

He writes both fiction and non-fiction works. His fiction works include Norwegian Wood, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, and The Strange Library. Several of his stories have been adapted for the stage and as films. His nonfiction works include What I Talk About When I Talk About Running. He has received numerous literary awards including the Franz Kafka Prize for Kafka on the Shore, the Yomiuri Prize for The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, and the Jerusalem Prize. He has translated into Japanese literature written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Raymond Carver, Truman Capote, John Irving, and Paul Theroux.

In 2015 he will headline the Auckland Writers Festival along with 150 authors in events over five days. He also made the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2015 shortlist with his title Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. This title also made the New Zealand Best Sellers List. His title Wind/ Pinball: Two Novels also made the New Zealand Best Seller List.


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