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After Dark

After Dark

Author: Haruki Murakami
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The midnight hour approaches in an almost empty all-night diner. Mari sips her coffee and glances up from a book as a young man, a musician, intrudes on her solitude. Both have missed the last train home. Later, Mari is interrupted a second time by a girl from the Alphaville Hotel; a Chinese prostitute has been hurt by a client, the girl has heard Mari speaks fluent Chinese and requests her help. Meanwhile Eri is at home and sleeps a deep, heavy sleep that is 'too perfect, too pure' to be normal; pulse and respiration at the lowest required level. She has been in this soporific state for two months; Eri has become the classic myth - a sleeping beauty. But tonight as the digital clock displays 00:00 a faint electrical crackle is perceptible, a hint of life flickers across the TV screen, though the television's plug has been pulled. Strange nocturnal happenings, or a trick of the night?

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Reality bends all the more acutely with lack of sleep in this stunning new novel from the master of the surreal.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099506249
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage
  • : February 2008
  • : 199mm X 132mm X 14mm
  • : June 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Haruki Murakami
  • : Paperback
  • : 208