Sexual violence, metaphysical dread and hard-boiled detection - welcome again to the parallel universe of Haruki Murakami. High-class call girls billed to Mastercard. A psychic thirteen year-old drop-out with a passion for Talking Heads. A hunky matinee idol doomed to play dentists and teachers. A one-armed beachcombing poet, an uptight hotel ...Read MoreSexual violence, metaphysical dread and hard-boiled detection - welcome again to the parallel universe of Haruki Murakami. High-class call girls billed to Mastercard. A psychic thirteen year-old drop-out with a passion for Talking Heads. A hunky matinee idol doomed to play dentists and teachers. A one-armed beachcombing poet, an uptight hotel clerk. Another man caught in the web of this maythem. Combining this offbeat cast of characters with Murakami's idiosyncratic prose it is an assault on all the senses, a murder mystery that is also philosophical speculation, and a dark fable of advanced capitalism.Read Less
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