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Who sets the limit between real and fantastic? Is there any? Haruki Murakami plays again with imagination in his novella, The Strange Library

Haruki Murakami, The Strange Library

Published 2014 by Harvill Secker (first published 2005), 88p

Ever since I was little my mother had told me, if you don’t know something, go to the library and look it up.

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In an era of systematic environmental destruction, Jean Giono’s story praises human generosity and inspires the rediscovery of creativity and sustainability

Jean Giono, The Man Who Planted Trees

Published 2015 by Harvill Secker, a Penguin Random House Company (first published 1953), 56p

To see a human being reveal really exceptional qualities one must be able to observe his activities over many years.

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