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A wild sheep chase a novel /

A marvelous hybrid of mythology and mystery, A Wild Sheep Chase is the extraordinary literary thriller that launched Haruki Murakami's international reputation. It begins simply enough: A twenty-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates the image for an insurance company's advertisement. What he doesn't realize is that included in the pastoral scene is a mutant sheep with a star on its back, and in using this photo he has unwittingly captured the attention of a man in black who offers a menacing ultimatum: find the sheep or face dire consequences. Thus begins a surreal and elaborate quest that takes our hero from the urban haunts of Tokyo to the remote and snowy mountains of northern Japan, where he confronts not only the mythological sheep, but the confines of tradition and the demons deep within himself. Quirky and utterly captivating, A Wild Sheep Chase is Murakami at his astounding best.

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  • "Dark, dry and downright weird but also incredibly funny, 'A Wild Sheep Chase' is the story of a man, a girl, her ears and a very special sheep. But this is no lost sheep, the sheep went of its own accord. It may or may not be running the world!"
  • "A marvelous hybrid of mythology and mystery, A Wild Sheep Chase is the extraordinary literary thriller that launched Haruki Murakami's international reputation. It begins simply enough: A twenty-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates the image for an insurance company's advertisement. What he doesn't realize is that included in the pastoral scene is a mutant sheep with a star on its back, and in using this photo he has unwittingly captured the attention of a man in black who offers a menacing ultimatum: find the sheep or face dire consequences. Thus begins a surreal and elaborate quest that takes our hero from the urban haunts of Tokyo to the remote and snowy mountains of northern Japan, where he confronts not only the mythological sheep, but the confines of tradition and the demons deep within himself. Quirky and utterly captivating, A Wild Sheep Chase is Murakami at his astounding best."@en
  • "A Japanese yuppie plunges into chaos after he discovers a snapshot depicting a unique crossbreed of sheep."
  • "It begins simply enough: A twenty-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates the image for an insurance company's advertisement. What he doesn₂t realize is that included in the pastoral scene is a mutant sheep with a star on its back, and in using this photo he has unwittingly captured the attention of a man in black who offers a menacing ultimatum: find the sheep or face dire consequences. Thus begins a surreal and elaborate quest that takes our hero from the urban haunts of Tokyo to the remote and snowy mountains of northern Japan, where he confronts not only the mythological sheep, but the confines of tradition and the demons deep within himself."

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  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Electronic books."
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Translations."
  • "Fiction."
  • "Fiction."@en
  • "Translations"
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  • "A wild sheep chase ; &, Dance dance dance."
  • "A wild sheep chase : a novel."
  • "A wild sheep chase a novel /"@en
  • "A wild sheep chase /"@en
  • "A wild sheep chase /"
  • "A wild sheep chase a novel by... Translated by Alfred Birnbaum."
  • "A wild sheep chase : [a novel] /"
  • "Hitsuji o meguru bōken"
  • "A wild sheep chase : novel /"@en
  • "A wild sheep chase : translated from the Japanese by Alfed Birnbaum /"@en
  • "A wild sheep chase"
  • "A wild sheep chase"@en
  • "A wild sheep chase : a novel /"
  • "A wild sheep chase : a novel /"@en

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