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Sputnik Sweetheart

Haruki Murakami. Adam Sims, reader
Item #: D73452
Format: Audio Book CD
Pages/Publication Date: 7 / 2014
ISBN: 9781843798040
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Aspiring writer Sumire finds herself drawn toward Miu, an older businesswoman, but after a brief romance, Sumire disappears while they are vacationing in Greece. Long enamored of Sumire, a man known only as K. agrees to help Miu find the lost woman, but when K. peers into Sumire's writing files, he has a metaphysical experience that makes him feel that reality has split in two, and he uncovers a harrowing secret from Miu's past. The unabridged text of this 1999 novel by the author of The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Men Without Women is read here by Adam Sims.

"Dreamlike and compelling.... Murakami is a genius."—Chicago Tribune

"A beautiful novel, as light as a feather, and yet enduringly sad ... a captivating book from one of the world's most interesting authors"—Sunday Herald (UK)

"An agonizing, sweet story about the power and the pain of love ... immensely deepened by perfect little images that leave much to be filled in by the reader's heart or eye."—Baltimore Sun


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