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Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End of The World by Haruki Murakami

‘A narrative particle accelerator that zooms between Wild Turkey Whiskey and Bob Dylan, unicorn skulls and voracious librarians, John Coltrane and Lord Jim. Science fiction, detective story and post-modern manifesto all rolled into one rip-roaring novel,  319 more words

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Review: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End of the World

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Book Review: Hard-Boiled Wonderland & the End of the World

Title: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

Author: Haruki Murakami

Pages: 400

First Published: 1985

First Sentence: The elevator continued its impossibly slows ascent. 607 more words