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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

ISBN 
9780099590378
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R195.00
Published 
June 2015
About the book: 

A mesmerising mystery story about friendship from the internationally bestselling author of Norwegian Wood  and 1Q84

Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu,meaning ‘red pine’, and Oumi, ‘blue sea’, while the girls’ names were Shirane, ‘white root’, and Kurono, ‘black field’. Tazaki was the only last name with no colour in it.

One day Tsukuru Tazaki’s friends announced that they didn't want to see him, or talk to him, ever again.

Since that day Tsukuru has been floating through life, unable to form intimate connections with anyone. But then he meets Sara, who tells him that the time has come to find out what happened all those years ago.

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About the Author

Haruki Murakami is the author of many novels as well as short stories and non-fiction. His books include Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka on the Shore, 1Q84, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, The Strange Library  and Wind/Pinball.  His work has been translated into more than fifty languages, and the most recent of his many international honours are the Jerusalem Prize and Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award.

Photograph © Elena Seibert

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