The Strange Library

The Strange Library Cover

The Strange Library

By Haruki Murakami; Ted Goossen (Translator)

Knopf Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780385354301, 96pp.

Publication Date: December 2, 2014

Description
From internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami--a fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library.
Opening the flaps on this unique little book, readers will find themselves immersed in the strange world of best-selling Haruki Murakami's wild imagination. The story of a lonely boy, a mysterious girl, and a tormented sheep man plotting their escape from a nightmarish library, the book is like nothing else Murakami has written. Designed by Chip Kidd and fully illustrated, in full color, throughout, this small format, 96 page volume is a treat for book lovers of all 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, and 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.


NPR
Monday, Dec 15, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews "The Strange Library" by Haruki Murakami. More at NPR.org

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