After Dark (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 8, 2007 - Fiction - 191 pages
78 Reviews
A sleek, gripping novel of encounters set in Tokyo during the spooky hours between midnight and dawn, by an internationally renowned literary phenomenon.

Murakami's trademark humor, psychological insight, and grasp of spirit and morality are here distilled with an extraordinary, harmonious mastery. Combining the pyrotechnical genius that made Kafka on the Shore and The Wind-up Bird Chronicle international bestsellers, with a surprising infusion of heart, Murakami has produced one of his most enchanting fictions yet.

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I don't think this is an accident or poor writing. - Goodreads
The ending surprises you. - Goodreads
He never writes straight-forward, easy to read novels. - Goodreads
The ending of the story also left me a little worried. - Goodreads
This is a story with no plot really. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

I'm not sure what to say about this book. It's my 6th book by Murakami, the 1st being Kafka on the shore and still to this day being the best thing I've read. I mention it because this is a close ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christa - Goodreads

I would give it 3.5 stars, but that's impossible... This was definitely a "Murakami" book - lots of the elements that I expect from his stories, from cats and jazz music to notes about the shape of ... Read full review

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Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages, and the most recent of his many honors is the Yomiuri Literary Prize, whose previous recipients include Yukio Mishima, Kenzaburo Oe, and Kobo Abe.

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