(shelved 2 times as asian-non-fiction) avg rating — 63, ratings — published Oct 30, · By far the most popular modern author to emerge from Japan, Haruki Murakami has published many works set in Tokyo, including Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and After Dark, the last of which was originally published in In After Dark, Murakami depicts one night in Tokyo from midnight until dawn, using a third-person narrative to portray the many characters that Author: Minami Goto.
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