Murakami is undoubtedly one of the finest writers of our generation. Today we have selected 7 best books by Haruki Murakami.
This is the only one of Murakami’s books which makes no use of magical realism. It is a straightforward story about a boy in love.
The protagonist of this book, Kafka, leaves his home under the prophesy of an Oedipal complex – his dad declares that he will come together with both his mother and sister.
This is a collection of short stories unified by a single theme – the protagonists are all men without women.
The events of this mood piece unfold over the course of a single night. We follow an omniscient narrator as hovers through Tokyo in the dark.
This is the story of an aspiring writer, Sumire who is in love with a woman seventeen years older than her, Miu.
The narrator of this book, Hajime, is a married man who encounters his childhood sweetheart while running is jazz bar.
Set in 1984, this book heavily alludes to George Orwell’s allegorical masterpiece set in the same year. We follow a woman named Aomame.
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