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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Japan S Most Highly Regarded Novelist Now Vaults Into The First Ranks Of International Fiction Writers With This Heroically Imaginative Novel, Which Is At Once A Detective Story, An Account Of A Disintegrating Marriage, And An Excavation Of The Buried Secrets Of World War IIIn A Tokyo Suburb A Young Man Named Toru Okada Searches For His Wife S Missing Cat Soon He Finds Himself Looking For His Wife As Well In A Netherworld That Lies Beneath The Placid Surface Of Tokyo As These Searches Intersect, Okada Encounters A Bizarre Group Of Allies And Antagonists A Psychic Prostitute A Malevolent Yet Mediagenic Politician A Cheerfully Morbid Sixteen Year Old Girl And An Aging War Veteran Who Has Been Permanently Changed By The Hideous Things He Witnessed During Japan S Forgotten Campaign In ManchuriaGripping, Prophetic, Suffused With Comedy And Menace, The Wind Up Bird Chronicle Is A Tour De Force Equal In Scope To The Masterpieces Of Mishima And PynchonThree Books In One Volume The Thieving Magpie, Bird As Prophet, The Birdcatcher This Translation By Jay Rubin Is In Collaboration With The Author

About the Author: Haruki Murakami

Murakami Haruki Japanese is a popular contemporary Japanese writer and translator His work has been described aseasily accessible, yet profoundly complexHe can be located on Facebook at childhood, Murakami has been heavily influenced by Western culture, particularly Western music and literature He grew up reading a range of works by American writers, such as Kurt Vonnegut and Richard Brautigan, and he is often distinguished from other Japanese writers by his Western influences.Murakami studied drama at Waseda University in Tokyo, where he met his wife, Yoko His first job was at a record store, which is where one of his main characters, Toru Watanabe in Norwegian Wood, works Shortly before finishing his studies, Murakami opened the coffeehousePeter Catwhich was a jazz bar in the evening in Kokubunji, Tokyo with his wife.Many of his novels have themes and titles that invoke classical music, such as the three books making up The Wind Up Bird Chronicle The Thieving Magpie after Rossini s opera , Bird as Prophet after a piano piece by Robert Schumann usually known in English as The Prophet Bird , and The Bird Catcher a character in Mozart s opera The Magic Flute Some of his novels take their titles from songs Dance, Dance, Dance after The Dells song, although it is widely thought it was titled after the Beach Boys tune , Norwegian Wood after The Beatles song and South of the Border, West of the Sun the first part being the title of a song by Nat King Cole.

10 thoughts on “The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

  1. says:

    I had been wondering where my cat was when the phone rang It was a woman offering to have no strings sex with me I made some non committal remarks to her and put the receiver down I hate those cold callers I had nothing to do that day, or any other day

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    A part of me wishes that I hadn t read it yet so I could still read it for the first time and be mesmerized.It is quiet difficult for me to describe what this book was like It is surreal and psychedelic It is mysterious, something out of this world You just n

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    WATER IS GOODYou, the politician with the psychopath eyes on the T.V I hate youRussian scheming Where the fuck is my cat And why did I name him after you Mr Psychopath EYESWarBloodDeath Zoo animals My dreams are wack, yo but WAIT Are they really dreams No way man, I

  4. says:

    Y know what I give up I m never going to finish this I don t think Murakami s a hack, and I know that everybody except me thinks he s a genius, and I also understand or,specifically, have had it angrily explained to me that my dislike for Murakami has to do with me being a

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    Only like 10 books or so in this world could be made of actual MAGIC They are entities so far out of this world they indeed resemble pariahs, belonging to their own orbit following their own sets of rules that it is your utmost privilege to read them, to find out for yourself why

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    English The Wind Up Bird Chronicle ItalianoA great experience.More than reading a novel, I feel like I ve lived the life of another, like when you wake up from a dream in which you played the part of a fearless hero, doing actions you never could have done.Toru Okada is thirty years old

  7. says:

    I m a big fan of Haruki Murakami When you pick up one of his novels, you re never completely sure where you ll end up This is definitely true of the Wind Up Bird Chronicle It starts as sort of a detective story in which Toru Okada searches for his wife s missing cat in their Tokyo suburb After

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    This book has received praise from many circles, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times Wind Up Bird was also considered a New York Times Notable Book the year it was published, and it earned Murakami, the author, a serious literary award presented by the Japanes

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    Toru Okada recently quit his job at the law office and has been spending his time alone in the house all day while his wife, Kumiko, goes to work One day while cooking he receives a strange phone call from a women claiming to know him He can t recognize her voice though and becomes confused by this turn of

  10. says:

    I absolutely adored the book upon starting out It is exquisitely crafted, with each seemingly casual word chosen to illustrate the world into which we have entered It is a lonely world full of half finished stories, abrupt departures, missed connections and deep silences Poor Mr Wind Up Bird, lives on an alley wit

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