Killing Commendatore

By unearthing this hidden work of art, he unintentionally opens a circle of mysterious circumstances; and to close it, he must undertake a perilous journey into a netherworld that only Haruki Murakami could conjure.

Killing Commendatore

Killing Commendatore

A tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art, Killing Commendatore is a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers. When a thirty-something portrait painter is abandoned by his wife, he secludes himself in the mountain home of a world famous artist. One day, the young painter hears a noise from the attic, and upon investigation, he discovers a previously unseen painting. By unearthing this hidden work of art, he unintentionally opens a circle of mysterious circumstances; and to close it, he must undertake a perilous journey into a netherworld that only Haruki Murakami could conjure.

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Killing Commendatore
Language: en
Pages: 704
Authors: Haruki Murakami
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-09 - Publisher: Vintage

A tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art, Killing Commendatore is a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers. When a thirty-something portrait painter is abandoned by his wife, he secludes himself in the mountain home of a world famous artist. One day, the
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Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Haruki Murakami
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-06 - Publisher: Random House

A mindbending new collection of short stories from the unique, internationally acclaimed author of Norwegian Wood and The Wind-up Bird Chronicle. A GUARDIAN AND SUNDAY TIMES 'BOOKS OF 2021' PICK The eight masterly stories in this new collection are all told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator.
The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Jay Rubin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-28 - Publisher: Penguin UK

This fantastically varied and exciting collection celebrates the great Japanese short story, from its modern origins in the nineteenth century to the remarkable works being written today. Short story writers already well-known to English-language readers are all included here - Tanizaki, Akutagawa, Murakami, Mishima, Kawabata - but also many surprising
British Documents on Foreign Affairs--reports and Papers from the Foreign Office Confidential Print: Tropical Africa, Abyssinia
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Jay Rubin
Categories: Africa
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 1184
Authors: Haruki Murakami
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05 - Publisher: Vintage Books

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