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Kafka on the Shore

Haruki Murakami

Kafka on the Shore, a tour de force of metaphysical reality, is powered by two remarkable characters: a teenage boy, Kafka Tamura, who runs away from home either to escape a gruesome oedipal prophecy or to search for his long-missing mother and sister; and an aging simpleton called Nakata, who never recovered from a wartime affliction and now is dr...
Publish Date
January 3
First Published in 2002
Goodreads rating
Sep 24, 2016
My amazing "Kafka on the shore" tattoo by talented @leogkanako .If you didn't read this book by #Murakami just do it now.      source
Nov 20, 2013
@WiktoriaRakszew Favorite book is Kafka on the Shore. Worst movie I watched was Pacific Rim.      source
Apr 30, 2020
If you have always wanted to read Haruki Murakami, I think this period of time is perfect for it. He could have conceived of this whole thing. Try Kafka On The Shore. Or Colorless Tsukuru. Or Wild Sheep Chase. Or Wind Up Bird Chronicle.      source