A narrative particle accelerator that zooms between Wild Turkey Whiskey and Bob Dylan, unicorn skulls and voracious librarians, John Coltrane and Lord Jim. Science fiction, detective story and post-modern manifesto all rolled into one rip-roaring novel, Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World is the tour de force that expanded Haruki Murakami's international following. Tracking one man's descent into the Kafkaesque underworld of contemporary Tokyo, Murakami unites East and West, tragedy and farce, compassion and detachment, slang and philosophy. ** 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.'a#39;His fantasies, with their easy reference to western pulp fiction and music, retain a beauty of the minda#39; Guardian a#39;A remarkable writer...he captures the common ache of the contemporary heart and heada#39; Jay McInerney a#39;Combines a witty sci-fi ...
|Title||:||Hard-Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-10-10|