Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780679750536

The Elephant Vanishes: Stories

Murakami, Haruki Author

9780679750536: The Elephant Vanishes: Stories

With the same deadpan mania and genius for dislocation that he brought to his internationally acclaimed novels A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami makes this collection of stories a determined assault on the normal. A man sees his favorite elephant vanish into thin air; a newlywed couple suffers attacks of hunger that drive them to hold up a McDonald's in the middle of the night; and a young woman discovers that she has become irresistible to a little green monster who burrows up through her backyard.

By turns haunting and hilarious, The Elephant Vanishes is further proof of Murakami's ability to cross the border between separate realities -- and to come back bearing treasure.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

"These are beautifully written stories, often funny, always moving."-- Chicago Tribune

About the Author:

Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. He is the author of many novels as well as short stories and non-fiction. His works include Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka on the Shore, After Dark and What I Talk About When I Talk About Running. His work has been translated into more than forty languages, and the most recent of his many international honours is the Jerusalem Prize, whose previous recipients include J.M. Coetzee, Milan Kundera, and V.S. Naipaul.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 8.02

Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Murakami, Haruki Author
Published by Vintage Books (1994)
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Books, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VR-9780679750536

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.02
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Murakami, Haruki Author
Published by Penguin Random House
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Random House. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0679750533

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Murakami, Haruki Author
Published by Vintage
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0679750533 Fifteen tales encompass the story of a man obsessed with the disappearance of an elephant from a local zoo and that of a young mother whose sleeplessness provides her with a foretaste of death. Bookseller Inventory # 4827897

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Murakami, Haruki Author
Published by Random House USA Inc, United States (1994)
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(Slough, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House USA Inc, United States, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 202 x 132 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. With the same deadpan mania and genius for dislocation that he brought to his internationally acclaimed novels A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami makes this collection of stories a determined assault on the normal. A man sees his favorite elephant vanish into thin air; a newlywed couple suffers attacks of hunger that drive them to hold up a McDonald s in the middle of the night; and a young woman discovers that she has become irresistible to a little green monster who burrows up through her backyard. By turns haunting and hilarious, The Elephant Vanishes is further proof of Murakami s ability to cross the border between separate realities -- and to come back bearing treasure. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780679750536

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Murakami, Haruki Author
Published by Vintage
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Nataraj Books, Inc.
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0679750533 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Bookseller Inventory # SWATI210876691

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Murakami, Haruki Author
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New Paperback Quantity Available: 16
Seller
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 600351

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Murakami, Haruki Author
Published by Vintage
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New Paperback Quantity Available: 6
Seller
Murray Media
(MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0679750533

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Murakami, Haruki Author
Published by Vintage (1994)
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage, 1994. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "These are beautifully written stories, often funny, always moving." Chicago Tribune "Eerie, unsettling. . . . [A] wonderful combination of the bizarre and the mundane." Village Voice Literary Supplement "Charming, humorous and frequently puzzling . . .The Elephant Vanishes[is] fun to read." The New York Times "These stories show us Japan as it's experienced from the inside. . . . [They] take place in parallel worlds not so much remote from ordinary life as hidden within its surfaces. . . . Even in the slipperiest of Mr. Murakami's stories, pinpoints of detail flash out . . . warm with life, hopelesslyand wonderfullyunstable." The New York Times Book Review "A stunning writer at work in an era of international literature." Newsday "Enchanting.intriguing.all of these tales have a wonderfully surreal quality and a hip, witty tone. Mr. Murakami has pulled off a tricky feat, writing stories about people who are bored but never boring. He left me lying awake at night, hungry for more." Wall Street Journal "The Elephant Vanishes, through [its] bold originality and charming surrealism, should win the author new readers in this country." Detroit Free Press From the Trade Paperback edition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0679750533

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 16.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Murakami, Haruki Author
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Romulus, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. 132mm x 20mm x 203mm. Paperback. With the same deadpan mania and genius for dislocation that he brought to his internationally acclaimed novels A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruk.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 336 pages. 0.353. Bookseller Inventory # 9780679750536

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 16.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Murakami, Haruki Author
Published by Vintage
ISBN 10: 0679750533 ISBN 13: 9780679750536
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 20
Seller
Books Market
(Hayward, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0679750533 Brand New in Mint condition. Guaranteed delivery in 2-4 days when you order with Expedited Shipping! No Expedited shipping to PO Boxes. Bookseller Inventory # 0679750533

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 14.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book