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The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo. A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver's enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her. She has entered, she realizes, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84--"Q is for 'question mark.' A world that bears a question." Meanwhile, an aspiring writer named Tengo takes on a suspect ghostwriting project. He becomes so wrapped up with the work and its unusual author that, soon, his previously placid life begins to come unraveled. ...

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John C

Feb 6, 2014

Weird ride

Murakami has a quirky and brilliant imagination. With parallel realities and kinky sex, it's a page-turner of the unexpected. The hardcover is a beautifully made book - a pleasure to hold - for those who enjoy real books.


Jul 28, 2013

Brilliant, fantastical

Murakami's best---a brilliant interweaving and further development of themes he's been exploring from the beginning. I savoured it and hope you will, too.

Bernardo Z

May 23, 2013

Great book

I read it. It is good to know Literature has still something new to show. I recommend it.

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