After The Quake

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AFTER THE QUAKE
For the characters in after the quake, the Kobe earthquake is an echo from a past they buried long ago. Satsuki has spent thirty years hating one man: did her desire for revenge cause the earthquake? Miyake left his family in Kobe to make midnight bonfires on a beach hundreds of miles away. Fourteen-year-old Sala has nightmares that the Earthquake Man is trying to stuff her inside a little box. Katagiri returns home to find a giant frog in his apartment on a mission to save Tokyo from a massive burrowing worm. ‘When he gets angry, he causes earthquakes,’ says Frog. ‘And right now he is very, very angry.’

In a dance with the delights of Murakami’s imagination we experience the limitless possibilities of fiction. With these stories Murakami expands our hearts and minds yet again’ -THE TIMES
Ushers the reader into a hallucinatory world where dreams and real-life nightmares are impossible to tell apart… Lewis Carroll meets Kafka with a touch of Philip K. Dick’ -NEW YORK TIMES
“Dazzlingly elegant -GUARDIAN
“A neat, yet somehow insanely generous collection… Murakami speaks to a place so deep inside us that we can scarcely even reply’ -DAILY TELEGRAPH

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AFTER THE QUAKE
For the characters in after the quake, the Kobe earthquake is an echo from a past they buried long ago. Satsuki has spent thirty years hating one man: did her desire for revenge cause the earthquake? Miyake left his family in Kobe to make midnight bonfires on a beach hundreds of miles away. Fourteen-year-old Sala has nightmares that the Earthquake Man is trying to stuff her inside a little box. Katagiri returns home to find a giant frog in his apartment on a mission to save Tokyo from a massive burrowing worm. ‘When he gets angry, he causes earthquakes,’ says Frog. ‘And right now he is very, very angry.’

In a dance with the delights of Murakami‘s imagination we experience the limitless possibilities of fiction. With these stories Murakami expands our hearts and minds yet again’ -THE TIMES
Ushers the reader into a hallucinatory world where dreams and real-life nightmares are impossible to tell apart… Lewis Carroll meets Kafka with a touch of Philip K. Dick’ -NEW YORK TIMES
“Dazzlingly elegant -GUARDIAN
“A neat, yet somehow insanely generous collection… Murakami speaks to a place so deep inside us that we can scarcely even reply’ -DAILY TELEGRAPH

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9780099448563

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Soft Cover

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