The Elephant Vanishes

The Elephant Vanishes

By  Haruki Murakami

A dizzying collection that displays Murakami's genius for uncovering the surreal in the everyday, the extraordinary within the ordinary

When a man's favourite elephant vanishes, the balance of his whole life is subtly upset. A couple's midnight hunger pangs drive them to hold up a McDonald's. A woman finds she is irresistible to a small green monster that burrows through her front garden. An insomniac wife wakes up in a twilight world of semi-consciousness in which anything seems possible - even death. In every one of these stories Murakami makes a determined assault on the normal.

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April 1, 2003


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October 10, 2011

Vintage Digital

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