1Q84:, Book 3

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Random House, 2012 - Authors - 464 pages
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Korean edition of 1Q84 - a runaway bestseller by Haruki Murakami. 1Q84 is a near-past story inspired by Orwells futuristic 1984. It is told through the bizarre experiences of two protagonists searching for each other: a woman who descends into an alternate universe in 1984 and goes on to commit murders, and a passive college entrance exam prep instructor with a fetish, who is also an unfulfilled and never published novelist. Both exhibit deeply rooted alienation reminiscent of protagonists in Murakamis works. Translated by Yang Yun Ok. Book 3 In Korean. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

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User Review  - TheWasp - LibraryThing

Book 3 sees Aomame and Tengo united, and some questions answered. I found this volume quite repetitive, with a "child-like" quality, although the style of overlapping chapters was well done. Read full review

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User Review  - xuebi - LibraryThing

The third and final volume of Haruki Murakami's 1Q84 concludes the story of Aomame and Tengo, as they finally find each other and escape the parallel world of 1Q84/The Cat Town. Yet, this final volume ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Haruki Murakami is the author of many novels as well as short stories and non-fiction. His books include Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka on the Shore, 1Q84, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, The Strange Library and Wind/Pinball. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages, and the most recent of his many international honours are the Jerusalem Prize and Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award.

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