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Kafka On The Shore

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Product Type: Fiction
Vendor: Keny Stationery

Author: Haruki Murakami
Condition : New

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  • Author : Haruki Murakami
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Edition : Latest edition (6 October 2005)
  • Language : English
  • Genre : Fiction
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From the Back Cover


"Kafka on the Shore" by Haruki Murakami is a mesmerizing and surreal journey into the enigmatic realms of the human psyche. The novel unfolds as two seemingly unrelated characters, Kafka Tamura and Nakata, embark on separate quests that eventually converge in a mysterious dance of fate.

Murakami's narrative is a tapestry of magical realism, blending dreamlike sequences with the stark realities of life. Kafka, a teenage runaway, finds himself entwined in a surreal odyssey marked by strange occurrences, prophetic dreams, and the haunting presence of his estranged father. Simultaneously, Nakata, a peculiar man with a supernatural ability, embarks on a quest to unravel the mysteries of his own existence.

As the characters navigate their unconventional journeys, Murakami explores themes of identity, destiny, and the intricate connections that bind us. "Kafka on the Shore" is a literary masterpiece that captivates readers with its lyrical prose, intricate symbolism, and a narrative that challenges the boundaries of reality and imagination.


About the Author

Haruki Murakami:

In 1978, Haruki Murakami was twenty-nine and running a jazz bar in downtown Tokyo. One April day, the impulse to write a novel came to him suddenly while watching a baseball game. That first novel, Hear the Wind Sing, won a new writers' award and was published the following year. More followed, including A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, but it was Norwegian Wood, published in 1987, that turned Murakami from a writer into a phenomenon.

In works such as 
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle1Q84, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running and Men Without Women, Murakami's distinctive blend of the mysterious and the everyday, of melancholy and humour, continues to enchant readers, ensuring his place as one of the world's most acclaimed and well-loved writers.