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Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 Book Trailer & Free First Chapter

Today Knopf Doubleday unveiled the book trailer for Haruki Murakami‘s upcoming novel, 1Q84. In addition, you can follow this Facebook link and click “like” to read the first chapter of 1Q84.

Here’s more about the book: “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.”

Be sure to check out our Haruki Murakami playlist on Spotify for some musical inspiration. (Via Book Bench)

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