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I find writing novels a challenge, writing stories a joy. If writing novels is like planting a forest, then writing short stories is more like planting a garden.
Publication date: 09/05/2017
|Publication date:||9th May 2017|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Shorter Reads,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Short stories, Fiction in translation,|
Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949. Following the publication of his first novel in Japanese in 1979, he sold the jazz bar he ran with his wife and became a full-time writer. It was with the publication of Norwegian Wood - which has to date sold more than 4 million copies in Japan alone - that the author was truly catapulted into the limelight. Known for his surrealistic world of mysterious (and often disappearing) women, cats, earlobes, wells, Western culture, music and quirky first-person narratives, he is now Japan’s best-known novelist abroad. Nine novels, three short story collections and ...More About Haruki Murakami