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Blind willow, sleeping woman

Author: Haruki Murakami; J Philip Gabriel; Jay Rubin
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Included in this collection of stories is one in which a mirror appears out of nowhere and a night-watchman is unnerved as his reflection tries to take control of him, and another in which a couple's relationship is unbalanced after dining on exquisite crab while on holiday.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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Named Person: Haruki Murakami; Haruki Murakami
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haruki Murakami; J Philip Gabriel; Jay Rubin
ISBN: 9780099488668 0099488663 9781843432692 1843432692 1843433060 9781843433064
OCLC Number: 796187568
Notes: Translated from the Japanese.
Awards: Winner of Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award 2006.
Description: x, 334 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Blind willow, sleeping woman --
Birthday girl --
New York mining disaster --
Aeroplane, or, How he talked to himself as if reciting poetry --
The mirror --
A folklore for my generation : a pre-history of late-stage capitalism --
Hunting knife --
A perfect day for kangaroos --
Dabchick --
Man-eating cats --
A "poor aunt" story --
Nausea 1979 --
The seventh man --
The year of spaghetti --
Tony Takitani --
The rise and fall of Sharpie cakes --
The ice man --
Crabs --
Firefly --
Chance traveller --
Hanalei Bay --
Where I'm likely to find it --
The kidney-shaped stone that moves every day --
A Shinagawa monkey.
Responsibility: Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel and Jay Rubin.

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"More insights into life, death, memories, love and kangaroos that one has a right to expect in any single volume" Daily Express "An intimate pleasure" The Times "Literature's answer to David Lynch" Read more...

 
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