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First Person Singular : mind-bending new collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed author of NORWEGIAN WOOD

First Person Singular : mind-bending new collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed author of NORWEGIAN WOOD

Publisher : Vintage Publishing
SKU: 9781529113594
R 240,00
A brilliant new collection of short stories from the unique mind of the internationallly bestselling author of Men Without Women and Killing Commendatore. In these eight stories, Haruki Murakami explores the world from his unique perspective.
March, 2022
A mindbending new collection of short stories from the unique, internationally acclaimed author of Norwegian Wood and The Wind-up Bird Chronicle. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER The eight masterly stories in this new collection are all told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator. From nostalgic memories of youth, meditations on music and an ardent love of baseball to dreamlike scenarios, an encounter with a talking monkey and invented jazz albums, together these stories challenge the boundaries between our minds and the exterior world. Occasionally, a narrator who may or may not be Murakami himself is present. Is it memoir or fiction? The reader decides. Philosophical and mysterious, the stories in First Person Singular all touch beautifully on love and solitude, childhood and memory. . . all with a signature Murakami twist. A GUARDIAN AND SUNDAY TIMES 'BOOKS OF 2021' PICK
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529113594
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Contributor By (author) Haruki Murakami, Translated by Philip Gabriel
Publication Date 2022-04-05
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 256
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 128 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 182
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A mindbending new collection of short stories from the unique, internationally acclaimed author of Norwegian Wood and The Wind-up Bird Chronicle. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER The eight masterly stories in this new collection are all told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator. From nostalgic memories of youth, meditations on music and an ardent love of baseball to dreamlike scenarios, an encounter with a talking monkey and invented jazz albums, together these stories challenge the boundaries between our minds and the exterior world. Occasionally, a narrator who may or may not be Murakami himself is present. Is it memoir or fiction? The reader decides. Philosophical and mysterious, the stories in First Person Singular all touch beautifully on love and solitude, childhood and memory. . . all with a signature Murakami twist. A GUARDIAN AND SUNDAY TIMES 'BOOKS OF 2021' PICK
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529113594
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Contributor By (author) Haruki Murakami, Translated by Philip Gabriel
Publication Date 2022-04-05
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 256
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 128 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 182
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