Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

By Haruki Murakami; Philip Gabriel (Translator)

Knopf Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780385352109, 400pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2014


A"New York Times"#1 Bestseller
A "New York Times" and "Washington Post" notable book, and one of the"Financial Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Slate, Mother Jones, The Daily Beast, " and "BookPage"'s best books of the year
"Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage"is the long-awaited new novel a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan from the award-winning, internationally best-selling author Haruki Murakami.
Here he gives us the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us; and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present. It is a story of love, friendship, and heartbreak for the ages.

About the Author
Haruki Murakami is a prolific writer of novels and short stories, including Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, which won the prestigious Tanizaki Prize.

Gabriel is assistant professor of Japanese literature at the University of Arizona.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

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