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Birthday girl

Author: Haruki Murakami; Jay Rubin
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, [2019] ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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She waited on tables as usual that day, her twentieth birthday. She always worked Fridays, but if things had gone according to plan on that particular Friday, she would have had the night off. One rainy Tokyo night, a waitress's uneventful twentieth birthday takes a strange and fateful turn when she's asked to deliver dinner to the restaurant's reclusive owner.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haruki Murakami; Jay Rubin
ISBN: 9781787301252 1787301257
OCLC Number: 1085417092
Description: 42 pages ; 15 cm
Other Titles: Bāsudei gāru.
Responsibility: Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin.

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She waited on tables as usual that day, her twentieth birthday. Birthday Girl is a beguiling, exquisitely satisfying taste of master storytelling, published to celebrate Murakami's 70th birthday.  Read more...

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