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Kafka on the shore

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In Kafka on the Shore, Murakami, Japan's leading literary novelist continues his remarkable combination of profound insight into humankind with a totally credible touch of the fantastical ? ' an Indiana Jones movie or something.' The teenager Kafka Tamura runs away from home to the island of Shikoku, where he spends his time at a private library. Concurrently, Satoru Nakata, a finder of lost cats, goes on an odyssey across Japan in search of an ?entrance stone.' Gradually, these parallel stories interweave in an engaging and moving novel.
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Full title kafka on the shore
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auth_author2 Gabriel, Philip, 1953-
author Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
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display_description Coming this October: Killing Commendatore, the much-anticipated new novel from Haruki Murakami
Kafka on the Shore displays one of the world's great storytellers at the peak of his powers.
Here we meet a teenage boy, Kafka Tamura, who is on the run, and Nakata, an aging simpleton who is drawn to Kafka for reasons that he cannot fathom. As their paths converge, acclaimed author Haruki Murakami enfolds readers in a world where cats talk, fish fall from the sky, and spirits slip out of their bodies to make love or commit murder, in what is a truly remarkable journey.
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subject_facet Japan -- Fiction, Runaways -- Fiction
title_display Kafka on the shore
title_full Kafka On The Shore, Kafka on the Shore, Kafka on the shore / Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel
title_short Kafka on the shore
topic_facet Fantasy, Fiction, Literature, Runaways