Haruki Murakami


Critically acclaimed Japanese author and translator Haruki Murakami incorporates surrealism, social commentary and historical themes in his interpretations of Japanese culture. His writing style is influenced by such American authors as Kurt Vonnegut and Raymond Chandler.

Murakami’s first novel, written at age 29, is “Hear the Wind Sing.” What bestselling novel is his most recent?

A. “1Q84”
B. “Norwegian Wood”
C. “Underground”
D. “The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle”

Article(s) | Site(s):
Murakami: Titan of Postwar Literature

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Haruki Murakami, Author, 2006 Answer: A. “1Q84”

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