Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (Paperback)

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By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translator)
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When Tsukuru leaves his hometown for college and an engineering career in Tokyo, left behind are his four high school friends, two boys and two girls, with whom he has an intense and special relationship. Through his hopes and, literally, dreams, Tsukuru struggles to understand whether the control of his destiny is up to others, himself -- or no one at all. Alongside Tsukuru in his journey Murakami steers us effortlessly, and the journey becomes our own.

— Richard

When Tsukuru leaves his hometown for college and an engineering career in Tokyo, left behind are his four high school friends, two boys and two girls, with whom he has an intense and special relationship. Through his hopes and, literally, dreams, Tsukuru struggles to understand whether the control of his destiny is up to others, himself -- or no one at all. Alongside Tsukuru in his journey Murakami steers us effortlessly, and the journey becomes our own.

— From 2015 releases

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A New York Times and Washington Post notable book, and one of the Financial Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Slate, Mother Jones, The Daily Beast, and BookPage's best books of the year

An instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the remarkable story of a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us; and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present. Here Haruki Murakami--one of the most revered voices in literature today--gives us a story of love, friend-ship, and heartbreak for the ages.

About the Author


Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages. The most recent of his many international honors is the Jerusalem Prize, whose previous recipients include J. M. Coetzee, Milan Kundera, and V. S. Naipaul. Translated by Philip Gabriel.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780804170123
ISBN-10: 0804170126
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: May 5th, 2015
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Vintage International