After the Quake: Stories

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Coming this October: Killing Commendatore, the much-anticipated new novel from Haruki Murakami

Set at the time of the catastrophic 1995 Kobe earthquake, the mesmerizing stories in After the Quake are as haunting as dreams and as potent as oracles.

An electronics salesman who has been deserted by his wife agrees to deliver an enigmatic package— and is rewarded with a glimpse of his true nature. A man who views himself as the son of God pursues a stranger who may be his human father. A mild-mannered collection agent receives a visit from a giant talking frog who enlists his help in saving Tokyo from destruction. The six stories in this collection come from the deep and mysterious place where the human meets the inhuman—and are further proof that Murakami is one of the most visionary writers at work today.
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Publisher
Vintage
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Published on
Dec 18, 2007
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Pages
160
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ISBN
9780307424648
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Magical Realism
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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