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Wind/ Pinball : two novels Haruki Murakami.

Wind/ Pinball : two novels Haruki Murakami.
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ISBN 9781448190966
1448190967
Author Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
Title Wind/ Pinball : two novels [electronic resource] / Haruki Murakami.
Publisher/Date [London] : Vintage Digital, 2015.
Contents note Downloadable eBook.
Fiction.
Summary Note With a new introduction by the author. Published as a reversible hardback 'If you're the sort of guy who raids the refrigerators of silent kitchens at three o'clock in the morning, you can only write accordingly. That's who I am.' Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973 are Haruki Murakami's earliest novels. They follow the fortunes of the narrator and his friend, known only by his nickname, the Rat. In Hear the Wind Sing the narrator is home from college on his summer break. He spends his time drinking beer and smoking in J's Bar with the Rat, listening to the radio, thinking about writing and the women he has slept with, and pursuing a relationship with a girl with nine fingers. Three years later, in Pinball, 1973, he has moved to Tokyo to work as a translator and live with indistinguishable twin girls, but the Rat has remained behind, despite his efforts to leave both the town and his girlfriend. The narrator finds himself haunted by memories of his own doomed relationship but also, more bizarrely, by his short-lived obsession with playing pinball in J's Bar. This sends him on a quest to find the exact model of pinball machine he had enjoyed playing years earlier: the three-flipper Spaceship.
Target audience note Adult.
Subject Japanese fiction
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