Kafka On The Shore

Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9781400044818
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Kafka on the Shore displays one of the world’s great storytellers at the peak of his powers. Here we meet a teenage boy, Kafka Tamura, who is on the run, and Nakata, an aging simpleton who is drawn to Kafka for reasons that he cannot fathom. As their paths converge, acclaimed author Haruki Murakami enfolds readers in a world where cats talk, fish fall from the sky, and spirits slip out of their bodies to make love or commit murder, in what is a truly remarkable journey.

A Study Guide For Haruki Murakami S Kafka On The Shore

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410350339
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A Study Guide for Haruki Murakami's "Kafka on the Shore," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Newsmakers for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Newsmakers for Students for all of your research needs.

Kafka On The Shore By Haruki Murakami Book Analysis

Author: Bright Summaries
Publisher: BrightSummaries.com
ISBN: 2808018630
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Unlock the more straightforward side of Kafka on the Shore with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami, which tells the story of 15-year-old Kafka as he runs away from home to escape from his famous sculptor father and search for his mother and sister. In parallel, Nakata, who was involved in a mysterious accident as a child that left him unable to read and write, but with the newfound ability to talk to cats, embarks on a similar voyage across the country. Unbeknownst to them, the two men are linked by a bloody murder, and they both become embroiled in a series of bizarre events that change the way they see the world. The novel showcases Murakami’s signature blend of surrealist, dreamlike storytelling and close attention to real-world detail, and it remains among his best-known works. Find out everything you need to know about Kafka on the Shore in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Haruki Murakami

Author: Mark Mussari
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761441243
Size: 69.16 MB
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Profiles the life and career of the award-winning Japanese author famous for works of both fiction and nonfiction.

Literature Of The Global Age

Author: Maurizio Ascari
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786485353
Size: 38.24 MB
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In an age of world citizenship, literary scholarship is focusing increasingly on texts which communicate effectively over cultural lines. Advocating a planetary approach to contemporary literature, this critical text examines eight novels from eight cultures. The writers discussed are Julian Barnes, Magda Szabo, Abraham B. Yehoshua, Ian McEwan, W.G. Sebald, Murakami Haruki, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Azar Nafisi. Focusing on the authors’ encouragement to meditate on life’s most pressing issues, the essays here invite us to reevaluate postmodernism as a current category.

Murakami Diary 2009

Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Vintage Canada
ISBN: 9780099523673
Size: 24.62 MB
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Cats slink across the pages; the seasons are marked by cherry blossom and Japanese maple; noodle strands or telephone cords separate the days; and a generous selection of quotations and extracts from Murakami’s novels and stories appear on almost every page to inspire, amuse or entertain. This is a diary like no other, faithful to all that is witty, surreal, sexy and beautiful in Murakami’s work. A must-have for fans of Murakami, fans of Vintage fiction and fans of unique design, this diary will appeal to everyone as a desirable, collectible item or as a quirky companion for 2009.

A Wild Haruki Chase

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For all Haruki Murakami fans, an investigation into the universal themes and global popularity of his work.

Tony Takitani

Author: Haruki Murakami
ISBN: 9780976047865
Size: 78.17 MB
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Blind Willow Sleeping Woman

Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307387622
Size: 61.33 MB
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The twenty-four stories that make up Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman generously express the incomparable Haruki Murakami’s mastery of the form. Here are animated crows, a criminal monkey, and an ice man, as well as the dreams that shape us and the things we might wish for. From the surreal to the mundane, these stories exhibit Murakami’s ability to transform the full range of human experience in ways that are instructive, surprising, and entertaining.


Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1846554071
Size: 51.52 MB
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While their stories influence one another, at times by accident and at times intentionally, the two come closer and closer to intertwining.