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In Person Book Review: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Hosted by the Consul of the Nairobi Book Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 28 Feb 11:00 - 12:00

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Hello,

Welcome to our February book reading

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle is a tour de force—and one of Haruki Murakami’s most acclaimed and beloved novels.

In a Tokyo suburb, a young man named Toru Okada searches for his wife’s missing cat—and then for his wife as well—in a netherworld beneath the city’s placid surface. As these searches intersect, he encounters a bizarre group of allies and antagonists. Gripping, prophetic, and suffused with comedy and menace, this is an astonishingly imaginative detective story, an account of a disintegrating marriage, and an excavation of the buried secrets from Japan’s forgotten campaign in Manchuria during World War II.

Looking forward to seeing you all
Happy reading

Regards,
Hasmukh