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  by Haruki Murakami

category Literature & Fiction
ISBN: 0099458322
Books Registered: 64
BookCrossing Rating: Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members
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Amazon Editorial Review

Kafka on the Shore 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 drawn toward Kafka for reasons that, like the most basic activities of daily life, he cannot fathom. As their paths converge, and the reasons for that convergence become clear, 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. Kafka on the Shore displays one of the world's great storytellers at the peak of his powers.


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Registered by goodthinkingmax of Sydney, New South Wales Australia on Thursday, January 05, 2006

Current status: to be read Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by shewolffe of Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Friday, April 21, 2006

Current status: to be read Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by wingmegami-no-ushiwing of Calgary, Alberta Canada on Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Current status: to be read Average 10 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by wingpinkozcatwing of Claremont, Western Australia Australia on Monday, December 26, 2005

Current status: travelling Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by yvonnep of Amsterdam, Noord-Holland Netherlands on Thursday, September 07, 2006

Current status: permanent collection Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by djbebe of Toowoomba, Queensland Australia on Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Current status: to be read Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by goodthinkingmax of Sydney, New South Wales Australia on Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Current status: travelling Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by wingStadtbibLinzwing of Linz, Oberösterreich Austria on Monday, September 10, 2012

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Registered by MissBagpuss of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire United Kingdom on Thursday, October 27, 2005

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Registered by bookworm-BNE of Brisbane, Queensland Australia on Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Current status: travelling Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by Shivers82 of Cork, Co. Cork Ireland on Tuesday, July 24, 2007

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Registered by Beqi of Daventry, Northamptonshire United Kingdom on Friday, November 26, 2010

Current status: available Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by farawayvoices of Paisley, Scotland United Kingdom on Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Current status: travelling Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by gs102 of Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom on Friday, February 17, 2006

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Registered by glasgowbookworm of Johnstone, Scotland United Kingdom on Thursday, June 29, 2006

Current status: available Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by purpleskybaby of Manchester, Greater Manchester United Kingdom on Sunday, February 11, 2007

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Registered by wingstarflashwing of Crawley, West Sussex United Kingdom on Saturday, November 03, 2007

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