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1Q84. Books one and two

Author: Haruki Murakami; Jay Rubin
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An ode to George Orwell's "1984" told in alternating male and female voices relates the stories of Aomame, an assassin for a secret organization who discovers that she has been transported to an alternate reality, and Tengo, a mathematics lecturer and novice writer.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haruki Murakami; Jay Rubin
ISBN: 9781846554070 1846554071
OCLC Number: 759440219
Awards: Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2011.
Description: 623 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin.

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The year is 1984. Aomame sits in a taxi on the expressway in Tokyo. Her work is not the kind which can be discussed in public but she is in a hurry to carry out an assignment and, with the traffic at  Read more...

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