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Murakami, Ryū 1952-

Overview
Works: 395 works in 1,225 publications in 12 languages and 8,755 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Dystopian fiction  Suspense fiction  Horror films  Film adaptations  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other
Classifications: PL856.U696, 895.635
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Publications about Ryū Murakami
Publications by Ryū Murakami
Most widely held works by Ryū Murakami
In the miso soup by Ryū Murakami( Book )
36 editions published between 1019 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 810 libraries worldwide
It's just before New Year, and Frank, an overweight American tourist, has hired Kenji to take him on a guided tour of Tokyo's nightlife. But Frank's behaviour is so odd that Kenji begins to entertain a horrible suspicion: his client may in fact have murderous desires. Although Kenji is far from innocent himself, he unwillingly descends with Frank into an inferno of evil, from which only his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Jun, can possibly save him
69 : sixty-nine by Ryū Murakami( Book )
45 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 606 libraries worldwide
A year in the life of a high school student in 1960s Japan
Piercing by Ryū Murakami( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 526 libraries worldwide
Kawashima Masayuki is a successful graphic designer living in Tokyo with his loving wife, Yoko, and their baby girl. Outwardly, their lives are a picture of happiness and contentment, but every night while his wife sleeps Kawashima creeps from his bed and watches over the baby's crib with an ice pick in his hand and an almost visceral desire to use it. One particular night, as this struggle unfolds once more, Kawashima makes a decision to confront his demons, and sets into motion an uncontrollable chain of events seeming to lead inexorably to murder
Audition by Ryū Murakami( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 498 libraries worldwide
In this thriller from the best-selling Japanese author, a widower stages an open casting call with his filmmaker friend to attract the perfect wife and is taken in by a striking young ballerina with a mysterious past. Original
Coin locker babies by Ryū Murakami( Book )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 466 libraries worldwide
The story of two babies abandoned in a locker at a railroad station. They grow up to represent the darker side of Japanese youth, lacking tradition and religion. One brother becomes a male prostitute, then a rock star, the other goes to jail and becomes involved in a plot to poison Tokyo. By the author of 69
Almost transparent blue by Ryū Murakami( Book )
42 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 436 libraries worldwide
This novel chronicles the drug underground of artists, prostitutes, and black American servicemen in Japan during the late 1960's
Popular hits of the Showa era by Ryū Murakami( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Describes a "gang war" between six aimless youths and six tough, independent career women battling for control of a Tokyo neighborhood and exacting revenge when one of them succumbs to a lethal ambush
Michiko Kon : still lifes by Michiko Kon( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
From the fatherland, with love by Ryū Murakami( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
From the Fatherland, with Love is set in an alternative, dystopian present in which the dollar has collapsed and Japan's economy has fallen along with it. The North Korean government, sensing an opportunity, sends a fleet of?rebels' in the first land invasion that Japan has ever faced. Japan can't cope with the surprise onslaught of?Operation From the Fatherland, with Love'. But the terrorist Ishihara and his band of renegade youths? once dedicated to upsetting the Japanese government? turn their deadly attention to the North Korean threat. They will not allow Fukuoka to fall without
Lignes by Bruno Letort( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Ōdishon = Audition by Takashi Miike( visu )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 180 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged widower is urged by his teenage son and film producer friend to start dating again. They hold a phony audition, and the widower falls for a ballerina with a suspicious past. Their courtship veers from polite romance to psycho nightmare!
Line by Ryū Murakami( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Junko, Yasuko, Akemi et les autres : un roman polyphonique où se déroulent inexorablement les destins d'êtres enfermés dans leurs solitudes et qui n'ont que leurs désespoirs à échanger. Kaléidoscope de souffrances, de cauchemars, de paranoïas et de violence meurtrière
Tokyo decadence by Ryū Murakami( visu )
25 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
In the most lavish penthouses, visible only though the keyholes, there exists a dangerous and erotic world. High-paid prostitutes who specialize in high-stakes games make the rounds. The richer the client, the wilder the ride. When fantasy gets too rough for one young call-girl, escaping becomes her reality
Kibō no kuni no ekusodasu by Ryū Murakami( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Les bébés de la consigne automatique : roman by Ryū Murakami( Book )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in French and held by 68 libraries worldwide
"Hahi et Kiku, deux bébés abandonnés dans une consigne de gare, passent leur petite enfance dans un orphelinat. On suit en parallèle les destins des deux frères, décrivant le mécanisme qui les pousse à revivre sans cesse le traumatisme de leur enfance, racontant comment ces enfants purs et attachants passent du statut de victimes à celui de bourreaux." [Source : 4e de couv., tirage 2010]
Kyōseichū by Ryū Murakami( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Saigo no kazoku by Ryū Murakami( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Murakami Ryu has a great novel titled The Last Family (Saigo no kazoku) in which he parodies bubble/post bubble human interest stories. The family presented has every possible ill discussed in the papers. The father is made redundant but continues to leave the house everyday because he cannot bring himself to tell the family that he has been fired. The mother is having an affair with the carpenter. The daughter is engaged in subsidized dating. And the son, as a matter of course, is hikkikomori. What is brilliant about the novel is the way Murakami does damage to the popular media stereotypes of these caricatures. The father ends up being better off for losing his job; he opens the restaurant of which he had always dreamed. The daughter is not really a prostitute, though she accepts money for a date. And the son ends up saving the neighbor, because he is always looking out from his box. He knows what is going on around him to an extent that others who are out and about in the world do not
Thanatos by Ryū Murakami( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Un photographe japonais installé à Cuba sert d'interprète à une de ses compatriotes. Cette femme, très belle, qui fut actrice à Paris, lui raconte son histoire et sa rencontre avec le Maître avec qui elle noua des relations intenses fondées sur le plaisir et la soumission. Ce roman forme avec "Ectasy" et "Melancholia" une trilogie nommée "Monologues sur le plaisir, la lassitude et la mort."
Suo you nan ren dou shi xiao hao pin by Ryū Murakami( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Ben shu wei sui bi ji.Shou lu de zuo pin bao kuo:< ke ai de nü ren he bu ke ai de nü ren>,< nü yan yuan shuo:wo xiang duo tai a!>,< mei chou,Chu sheng,Cheng zhang,Ming yun,Zhei xie dou shi cai neng de yi bu fen>,< xing ai xu yao de shi ti li,Bu shi ai>,< suo you de nan ren dou shi xiao hao pin> deng
Gu du mei shi jia : Cunshang Long liao li xiao shuo ji by Ryū Murakami( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 58 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cunshang, Long 1952-
Murakami, Ri︠u︡
Murakami, Rju
Murakami, Rjú 1952-
Murakami, Ryū
Murakami, Ryū 1952-
Murakami, Ryūnosuke.
Murakami, Ryūnosuke 1952-
Rjú Murakami
Ryū, Murakami
Ryū Murakami 1952-...
Ryū Murakami Japanese writer
Ryū Murakami japanischer Autor
Ryū Murakami Japans schrijver
Ryū Murakami scrittore, sceneggiatore e regista giapponese
Ryu Mwrakamï
Ryūnosuke Murakami 1952-...
Μουρακάμι, Ριου
Мураками, Рю
Мураками, Рю 1952-
Рю Мураками 1952-
Рю Мураками японский писатель
Рю Муракамі
ريۋ مۋراكامىي
รีว มุระกะมิ
რიუ მურაკამი
무라카미, 류
무라카미, 류 1952-
무라카미 류노스케 1952-
촌상룡 1952-
촌상용 1952-
むらかみりゅう 1952-
むらかみりゅうのすけ 1952-
ムラカミ, リュウ
ムラカミ, リュウ 1952-
村上, 龍
村上 龍 1952-....
村上 龍之介 1952-....
村上, 龍之助 1952-
村上龙 1952-
村上龍之助 1952-
Languages
Japanese (168)
English (109)
French (33)
Chinese (22)
Korean (21)
German (8)
Vietnamese (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Russian (2)
Spanish (1)
Hungarian (1)
Indonesian (1)
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