The Elephant Vanishes

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Vintage | Aug 11, 2010 | 336 Pages | ISBN 9780307762733

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    Vintage | Jun 28, 1994 | 336 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780679750536

  • Ebook$11.99

    Vintage | Aug 11, 2010 | 336 Pages | ISBN 9780307762733

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    Random House Audio | Aug 06, 2013 | 632 Minutes | ISBN 9780804166577

Praise

“These are beautifully written stories, often funny, always moving.” –Chicago Tribune

“Eerie, unsettling. . . . [A] wonderful combination of the bizarre and the mundane.” –Village Voice Literary Supplement

“Charming, humorous and frequently puzzling . . . The Elephant Vanishes [is] fun to read.” –The New York Times

“These stories show us Japan as it’s experienced from the inside. . . . [They] take place in parallel worlds not so much remote from ordinary life as hidden within its surfaces. . . . Even in the slipperiest of Mr. Murakami’s stories, pinpoints of detail flash out . . . warm with life, hopelessly–and wonderfully–unstable.” –The New York Times Book Review

“A stunning writer at work in an era of international literature.” –Newsday

“Enchanting…intriguing…all of these tales have a wonderfully surreal quality and a hip, witty tone. Mr. Murakami has pulled off a tricky feat, writing stories about people who are bored but never boring. He left me lying awake at night, hungry for more.” –Wall Street Journal

The Elephant Vanishes, through [its] bold originality and charming surrealism, should win the author new readers in this country.” –Detroit Free Press

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