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“Some novelists hold a mirror up to the world and some, like Haruki Murakami, use the mirror as a portal to a universe hidden beyond it.” —The Wall Street Journal
 
A mind-bending new collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed Haruki Murakami.

The eight stories in this new book are all told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator. From memories of youth, meditations on music, and an ardent love of baseball, to dreamlike scenarios and invented jazz albums, together these stories challenge the boundaries between our minds and the exterior world. Occasionally, a narrator may or may not be Murakami himself. Is it memoir or fiction? The reader decides.

Philosophical and mysterious, the stories in First Person Singular all touch beautifully on love and solitude, childhood and memory. . . all with a signature Murakami twist.


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brilliant

brilliant

taut and tight, suspenseful and spellbinding, witty and wonderful

taut and tight, suspenseful and spellbinding, witty and wonderful

a master of the mesmerizing head-scratcher

a master of the mesmerizing head-scratcher

Publisher‏:‎Knopf (April 6, 2021)
Language‏:‎English
Hardcover‏:‎256 pages
ISBN-10‏:‎0593318072
ISBN-13‏:‎978-0593318072
Item Weight‏:‎13.4 ounces
Dimensions‏:‎5.15 x 1.05 x 8.25 inches
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