Haruki Murakami
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Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages, and the most recent of his many international honors is the Jerusalem Prize, whose previous recipients include J. M. Coetzee, Milan Kundera, and V. S. Naipaul.

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    • Killing Commendatore

    • A Novel
    • By: Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel - translator, Ted Goossen - translator
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 28 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 424
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 423

    In Killing Commendatore, a 30-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada. When he discovers a previously unseen painting in the attic, he opens a circle of mysterious circumstances....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Masterpiece and A Good Novel To Start

    • By Elif Kaya on 10-18-18

    Regular price: $42.00

    • 1Q84

    • By: Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin (translator), Philip Gabriel (translator)
    • Narrated by: Allison Hiroto, Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett
    • Length: 46 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7,615
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,804
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,778

    The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo. A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver's enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I've never read a book quite like this one

    • By Joey on 04-23-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    • A Novel
    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 26 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,810
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,569
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,570

    Gripping, prophetic, suffused with comedy and menace, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle is a tour de force equal in scope to the masterpieces of Mishima and Pynchon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, flawed narration.

    • By REBECCA on 02-08-14

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Kafka on the Shore

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Oliver Le Sueur
    • Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,985
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,978

    A tour de force of metaphysical reality, Kafka on the Shore is powered by two remarkable characters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it!

    • By bleadof on 10-04-16

    Regular price: $38.50

    • What I Talk about When I Talk about Running

    • A Memoir
    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,979
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,553
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,556

    Equal parts training log, travelogue, and reminiscence, this revealing memoir covers Murakami's four-month preparation for the 2005 New York City Marathon....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It is what it says it is

    • By Rick on 03-10-09

    Regular price: $12.57

    • Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140

    Across two parallel narratives, Murakami draws listeners into a mind-bending universe in which Lauren Bacall, Bob Dylan, a split-brained data processor, a deranged scientist, his undemure granddaughter, and various thugs, librarians, and subterranean monsters collide to dazzling effect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommend

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-23-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Norwegian Wood

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: John Chancer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 865
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 778
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 781

    A poignant story of one college student's romantic coming-of-age, Norwegian Wood takes us to that distant place of a young man's first, hopeless, and heroic love.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Beautiful, Wistful...

    • By Douglas on 02-18-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Men Without Women

    • Stories
    • By: Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel - translator, Ted Goossen - translator
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 404
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 405

    Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Murakami Being Murakami

    • By Jay Quintana on 05-10-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • A Wild Sheep Chase

    • A Novel
    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 574
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 528
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 532

    A marvelous hybrid of mythology and mystery, A Wild Sheep Chase is the extraordinary literary thriller that launched Haruki Murakami's international reputation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ...narration like Frank Muller and David Lynch...

    • By Frank on 05-25-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage

    • By: Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (translator)
    • Narrated by: Bruce Locke
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,064
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 956
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 956

    The new novel - a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan - from the internationally acclaimed author, his first since IQ84....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, brooding book, terrible reading

    • By Elias F Ponvert on 06-12-15

    Regular price: $28.00

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