Eyes mark the shape of the city The midnight hour approaches in an almost-empty diner. Mari sips her coffee and reads a book, but soon her solitude is disturbed: a girl has been beaten up at the Alphaville hotel, and needs Mari's help. Meanwhile Mari's beautiful sister Eri lies in a deep, heavy sleep that is 'too perfect, too pure' to be normal; it has lasted for two months. But tonight as the digital clock displays 00:00, a hint of life flickers across the television screen, even though it's plug has been pulled out. Strange nocturnal happenings, or a trick of the night? ** Murakamias 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 head known for a long time, announced that they did not want to see him, or talk with him, ever again.'Strange nocturnal happenings, or a trick of the night? a#39;Stylish and enigmatica#39; Economist a#39;The novel could be an allegory of sleep, a phenomenology of time, or a cinematic metafiction.
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-10-10|