Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami audiobook

Kafka on the Shore

By Haruki Murakami
Read by various narrators

Naxos 9781400043668
19.08 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9789629546250

Kafka on the Shore is the latest novel by Japan’s leading literary novelist who developed a worldwide cult reputation with Norwegian Wood. In Kafka on the Shore, Murakami continues with his remarkable combination of profound insight into humankind with a totally credible touch of the fantastical—a unique tour de force. The teenager Kafka Tamura goes on the run and holes up in a strange library in a small country town. Concurrently, Nakata, a finder of lost cats, goes on a puzzling odyssey across Japan. Only gradually do we find how these stories interweave.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award

Winner of the 2006 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel

A 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominee for Fiction

A 2005 New York Times Book Review Top 10 Book of the Year

A USA Today bestseller

A 2005 ALA Notable Book Finalist for Fiction

Kafka on the Shore is the latest novel by Japan’s leading literary novelist who developed a worldwide cult reputation with Norwegian Wood. In Kafka on the Shore, Murakami continues with his remarkable combination of profound insight into humankind with a totally credible touch of the fantastical—a unique tour de force.

The teenager Kafka Tamura goes on the run and holes up in a strange library in a small country town. Concurrently, Nakata, a finder of lost cats, goes on a puzzling odyssey across Japan. Only gradually do we find how these stories interweave.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[Murakami] writes touchingly about love, loneliness and friendship…his readers, like his characters, will go just about anywhere Murakami wants them to.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Haruki Murakami

Author Bio: Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami is a Japanese author of fiction and nonfiction works. His books and stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage topping the New York Times bestsellers list in 2014. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages. Murakami is the recipient of numerous awards, including the World Fantasy Award, the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, the Franz Kafka Prize, and the Jerusalem Prize.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 19.08
Audience: Adult
Language: English