Dance dance dance : a novel

ISBN: 4770016832, 9784770016836
OCLC Number: 28218488
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Haruki Murakami
Translator: Alfred Birnbaum
Language: en
Publisher: Kodansha International, Distributed in the U.S. by Kodansha America, 1994; Vintage, 1995
Publication Place: Tokyo, New York; New York
Japanese Copyright Year: 1988
English Publication Date: 1994
Notes: Japanese title: Dansu dansu dansu.
Abstract: He burst upon the international scene with the wildly acclaimed A Wild Sheep Chase. He quickly came to represent the quirky voice of a new generation of Japanese writers. Now Haruki Murakami gives us his wittiest, boldest, most daring work to date. Dance dance dance continues the extraordinary adventure of an ordinary man. At thirty something, Murakami's nameless hero lives in a hi-tech, high-rise world where old virtues die fast and success is all that matters. He has shared in the glittering city's spoils, and while he has not sold his soul, he knows that something is lacking in his life. Now, in dreams, a mysterious woman weeps softly - for him. Yet, even as he tries to understand why, the voice that beckons is not hers.