Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

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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

Description

ANew York Times#1 Bestseller
A New York Times and Washington Post notable book, and one of theFinancial 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 Pilgrimageis 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 was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages. The most recent of his many international honors is the Jerusalem Prize, whose previous recipients include J. M. Coetzee, Milan Kundera, and V. S. Naipaul. Translated by Philip Gabriel.


NPR
Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki, about a young man looking for closure, offers Haruki Murakami's trademark blend of fantasy and reality. Some moments fall flat, but many others are intoxicating. More at NPR.org

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