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A new direction for the Japanese wordsmith?

13 years, 11 months ago at Aug 8 17:51
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Spanning over the course of one single night in the vibrant, neon lit city of Tokyo. The lives of several young adults, each coming to grips with their impending choices for the future, intertwine.

The story is laid out in chronological chunks throughout the night, with each characters tale taking up previous left off to resume their own separate agenda.

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Description: A short, sleek novel of encounters set in Tokyo during the witching hours between midnight and dawn, and every bit as gripping as Haruki Murakami’s masterworks The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Kafka on the Shore. At its center are two sisters—Eri, a fashion model slumbering her way into oblivion, and Mari, a young student soon led from solitary reading at an anonymous Denny’s toward people whose lives are radically alien to her own: a jazz trombonist who claims they’ve met before, a burly female “love hotel” manager and her maid staff, and a Chinese prostitute savagely brutalized by a businessman. These “night peo ... (more)
Manufacturer: Knopf
Release date: 8 May 2007
ISBN-10 : 0307265838 | ISBN-13: 9780307265838
Tags: Japan (2), Novel (2), 2004 (1), Surreal (1), 2000s (1), Set Within One Day (1), Owned In English (1)
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