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Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Haruki Murakami
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-10 - Publisher: Random House

A narrative particle accelerator that zooms between Wild Turkey Whiskey and Bob Dylan, unicorn skulls and voracious librarians, John Coltrane and Lord Jim. Science fiction, detective story and post-modern manifesto all rolled into one rip-roaring novel, Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World is the tour de force that
Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Haruki Murakami
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

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The Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Haruki Murakami
Categories: Fantasy fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

The contemporary and the mythic collide in this hard-boiled tale of computers and conspiracy theories, unicorns and ancient lands.
Dance Dance Dance
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Haruki Murakami
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-10 - Publisher: Random House

An assault on the senses, part murder mystery, part metaphysical speculation; a fable for our times as catchy as a rock song blasting from the window of a sports car. High-class call girls billed to Mastercard. A psychic 13-year-old dropout with a passion for Talking Heads. A hunky matinee idol
Evanescence and Form
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: C. Inouye
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-29 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores the Japanese notion of hakanasa - the evanescence of all things. Responses to this idea have been various and even contradictory: asceticism, fatalism, conformism, hedonism, materialism, and careerism. This book examines the ties between an epistemology of constant change and Japan's formal emphasis on etiquette and visuality.