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1Q84

LIBROS 1 Y 2

1Q84( )
Author: Murakami, Haruki
ISBN:978-84-8383-296-7
Publication Date:Jun 2011
Publisher:Tusquets Editores
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

Divided into two books of twenty-four chapters each, following the structure of The Well-Tempered Key from Bach is a compendium of the best Murakami: a prodigious imagination tinged with a delicate sense of humor; lonely and hurt people but driven by universal longings, and rarefied atmosphere, laden with sensuality and violence of stunning beauty. The title is a play on the Japanese pronunciation of the year 1984, the letter Q and the Japanese number 9 (typically Romanized as "kyu,"...
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Pages:744
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, The Strange Library, and Men Without Women. 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.

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