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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Kafka on the Shore


Quirky story.

Follows 2 characters.

Kafa Tamura, 15 yo, running away from home.

Old man Nakata, who tracks lost cat, able to talk to them and crossed path with a vicious cat killer.

It's one of the books that after reading..i'm quite clueless as to what's the point..haha it's engaging during the read though.

Kafka on the Shore (海辺のカフカ Umibe no Kafuka) is a novel by Japanese author Haruki Murakami (2002). John Updike described it as a "real page-turner, as well as an insistently metaphysical mind-bender".[1] Since its 2005 English language release (2006 PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize-winning translation by Philip Gabriel), the novel has received mostly positive reviews and critical acclaim, including a spot on The New York Times 10 Best Books of 2005 and the World Fantasy Award.

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