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The Elephant Vanishes

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With the same deadpan mania and genius for dislocation that he brought to his internationally acclaimed novels A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami makes this collection of stories a determined assault on the normal. A man sees his favorite elephant vanish into thin air; a newlywed couple suffers attacks of hunger that drive them to hold up a McDonald's in the middle of the night; and a young woman discovers that she has become irresistible to a little green monster who burrows up through her backyard.

By turns haunting and hilarious, The Elephant Vanishes is further proof of Murakami's ability to cross the border between separate realities — and to come back bearing treasure.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780679420576
Subtitle:
Stories
Author:
Murakami, Haruki
Publisher:
A. A. Knopf :
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Japan Social life and customs Fiction.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
#4
Publication Date:
1993
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
327 p.

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