By Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin
First American Publication
This lovely and elegiac novel by means of the writer of the the world over acclaimed Wind-Up chook Chronicle has bought over four million copies in Japan and is now to be had to American audiences for the 1st time. It is certain to be a literary event.
Toru, a quiet and preternaturally severe younger collage scholar in Tokyo, is dedicated to Naoko, a stunning and introspective younger girl, yet their mutual ardour is marked by way of the tragic loss of life in their ally years before. Toru starts off to conform to campus existence and the loneliness and isolation he faces there, yet Naoko unearths the pressures and duties of lifestyles unbearable. As she retreats extra into her personal global, Toru unearths himself attaining out to others and attracted to a fiercely self sustaining and sexually liberated younger woman.
A poignant tale of 1 collage student's romantic coming-of-age, Norwegian Wood takes us to that far away position of a tender man's first, hopeless, and heroic love.