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BLIND WILLOW, SLEEPING WOMAN: Murakami, Haruki

BLIND WILLOW, SLEEPING WOMAN

Murakami, Haruki

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ISBN 10: 1843432692 / ISBN 13: 9781843432692
Published by Harvill Secker, 2006
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First UK edition, limited issue of 1000 numbered copies with the publisher's plate signed by Murakami (in English) affixed to the half-title page as issued. Copy #329. Translated by Philip Gabriel and Jay Rubin. Issued without dustjacket. Slipcase. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine slipcase. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 50854

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Title: BLIND WILLOW, SLEEPING WOMAN

Publisher: Harvill Secker

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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From the bestselling author of Kafka on the Shore and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle comes this superb collection of twenty-four stories that generously expresses Murakami’s mastery of the form. From the surreal to the mundane, these stories exhibit his ability to transform the full range of human experience in ways that are instructive, surprising, and relentlessly entertaining.

Here are animated crows, a criminal monkey, and an iceman, as well as the dreams that shape us and the things we might wish for. Whether during a chance reunion in Italy, a romantic exile in Greece, a holiday in Hawaii, or in the grip of everyday life, Murakami’s characters confront grievous loss, or sexuality, or the glow of a firefly, or the impossible distances between those who ought to be closest of all.

About the Author:

Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages, and the most recent of his many honors is the Yomiuri Literary Prize, whose previous recipients include Yukio Mishima, Kenzaburo Oe, and Kobo Abe.

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