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Killing Commendatore

Murakami, Haruki

9781787300194

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $45.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9781787300194
Published: October 2018

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This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.

The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84

In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada. When he discovers a previously unseen painting in the attic, he unintentionally opens a circle of mysterious circumstances. To close it, he must complete a journey that involves a mysterious ringing bell, a two-foot-high physical manifestation of an Idea, a dapper businessman who lives across the valley, a precocious thirteen-year-old girl, a Nazi assassination attempt during World War II in Vienna, a pit in the woods behind the artist's home, and an underworld haunted by Double Metaphors. A tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art--as well as a loving homage to The Great Gatsby--Killing Commendatore is a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9781787300194
Published: October 2018

Number of pages: 704
Width: 16.2 mm
Height: 4.5 mm
Depth: 24 mm

Publisher: not specified

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