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5.0 out of 5 stars Six little aftershocks, 4 Oct 2002
This review is from: After the Quake (Paperback)
"After the Quake" comprises six short stories, all set in Japan in the weeks following the Kobe earthquake of 1995, and all influenced in some more-or-less oblique way by it, each one like a little aftershock. Murakami's way of interleaving the mundane with the fantastic works to powerful effect in every one of these tales. He expertly conjures the strange and the profound out of his apparently casual and conversational prose. The translation reads smoothly and feels quite transparent. I found these stories uniformly excellent & would recommend them to anyone.
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