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It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »

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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
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Brad Grantley, January 30, 2013

1Q84 was my first introduction to Haruki Murakami. I saw the novel at a bookstore when it first came out, but it took me six months to get around to buying a copy. But when I did, WHEW - what a ride. 1Q84 is instantly and addictively compelling. I read what must have been 600 pages in a single week. The story toes the line of normal everyday and plain weird (in an awesome way). The characters are wild and unique, and you get to know them so intimately.

While it may not be the MOST phenomenal piece of writing ever, it is an engrossing, entertaining work that is definitely worth a read.
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