The Elephant Vanishes

The Elephant Vanishes

Book - 1994
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Contains seventeen short fiction stories by Haruki Murakami about people whose lives veer off the path of normalcy.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1994
Edition: 1st Vintage international ed
ISBN: 9780679750536
Branch Call Number: FICTION MURAKAMI
Characteristics: 327 pages ; 21 cm


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An old elephant and his keeper vanish into the air and the steel cuff remains intact, no escape route, ... and other short stories Murakami fiction style.

With the same deadpan mania and genius for dislocation that he brought to his internationally acclaimed novels A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World , Haruki Murakami makes this collection of stories a determined assault on the normal. A man sees his favorite elep... Read More »

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mrzipan22 Nov 05, 2011

My favorite of Murakami short story collections. A wide range of stuff. Some you might call microfiction, some longer pieces. A great intro to his work.


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Mar 09, 2011

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