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Hard-boiled wonderland and the end of the world: a novel

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Publisher:
Kodansha International :
Pub. Date:
1991.
Language:
English
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Japan's most widely-read and controversial writer, author of A Wild Sheep Chase, hurtles into the consciousness of the West with this narrative about a split-brained data processor, a deranged scientist, his shockingly undemure granddaughter, and various thugs, librarians, and subterranean monsters--not to mention Bob Dylan and Lauren Bacall.
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9780679743460
9784770015440
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Grouping Title hard boiled wonderland and the end of the world
Grouping Author murakami haruki
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-15 04:40:04AM

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display_description The last surviving victim of an experiment that implanted the subjects' heads with electrodes that decipher coded messages is the unnamed narrator. Half the chapters are set in Tokyo, where the narrator negotiates underground worlds populated by INKlings, dodges opponents of both sides of a raging high-tech infowar, and engages in an affair with a beautiful librarian with a gargantuan appetite. In alternating chapters he tries to reunite with his mind and his shadow, from which he has been severed by the grim, dark "replacement" consciousness implanted in him by a dotty neurophysiologist. Both worlds share the unearthly theme of unicorn skulls that moan and glow.
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subject_facet Fantastic fiction, Japanese fiction -- Translations into English
title_display Hard-boiled wonderland and the end of the world : a novel
title_full Hard-boiled wonderland and the end of the world : a novel / by Haruki Murakami ; translated by Alfred Birnbaum
title_short Hard-boiled wonderland and the end of the world :
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