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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights an upcoming title that I'm eagerly anticipating.

I love Murakami! I've read most of his books and I've enjoyed all of them. He has such a unique writing style and it can be little crazy and your mind can go to places that you didn't think it could, but it's such an adventure and you never know how the story will end!
This is his latest one and like his most popular title, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, this is 3 books in one.

Title: 1Q84
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publication Date: October 25th, 2011
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*A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver’s enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her. She has entered, she realizes, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84 —“Q is for ‘question mark.’ A world that bears a question.” Meanwhile, an aspiring writer named Tengo takes on a suspect ghostwriting project. He becomes so wrapped up with the work and its unusual author that, soon, his previously placid life begins to come unraveled.

As Aomame’s and Tengo’s narratives converge over the course of this single year, we learn of the profound and tangled connections that bind them ever closer: a beautiful, dyslexic teenage girl with a unique vision; a mysterious religious cult that instigated a shoot-out with the metropolitan police; a reclusive, wealthy dowager who runs a shelter for abused women; a hideously ugly private investigator; a mild-mannered yet ruthlessly efficient bodyguard; and a peculiarly insistent television-fee collector.

A love story, a mystery, a fantasy, a novel of self-discovery, a dystopia to rival George Orwell’s—1Q84 is Haruki Murakami’s most ambitious undertaking yet: an instant best seller in his native Japan, and a tremendous feat of imagination from one of our most revered contemporary writers.

*Synopsis from Goodreads

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15 comments:

Mocha ღ Latte(Cupcake and a Latte) said...

Oh! First time hearing of this one =)

My WOW:http://mochalattereads.blogspot.com/2011/11/waiting-on-wednesday31.html

-Wendy from A Cupcake and a Latte: YA Reviews

Lindsay Cummings author said...

my first time hearing about this one as well!

I have a couple WOW picks this week! :) stop by?!

http://www.lindsaycummingsblog.blogspot.com/

Celine said...

I love Haruki Murakami. I think Japanese people are also very talented in literature! The title is very unique too!! Love the pick and thanks for stopping by my blog!

Shellie said...

Ditto to the above this is the first that I've heard of it! Thanks for bringing it out! I'm a new follower =) Here is my WOW if you would like to check it out - http://creativereads.blogspot.com/2011/11/waiting-on-wednesday-3.html
-Shellie

Moirae(thefates) book reviews said...

I've been seeing this one slowly pop up. Good pick

http://moiraethefatesbookreviews.blogspot.com/2011/11/waiting-on-wednesday-4.html

Jan von Harz said...

1984 was one of my all time favorite reads so that alone has me intrigued by this one, but the summary is very compelling. Great pick!

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I've heard really good things about this one. Love the concept and the idea of the parallel universe.

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Giselle said...

This sounds really neat!

Giselle
Xpresso Reads

Janiera said...

This sounds really different and an intriguing read. I'm a new follower of yours. Here is my Waiting on Wednesday

thepamjelly said...

This one's on my wishlist! :) I've only read one book by Murakami and I really liked it. I'm so excited to read this one. Great pick.

Pam @ jellylovesbooks

Tribute Books Mama said...

This sounds really captivating and a different kind of read, enjoy!

http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/11/waiting-on-wednesday_09.html

Let's Evaluate said...

I had never heard of this one before, but it sounds really good. Hope you enjoy it. [:

Thanks for stopping by my WoW!

Erin @ Let's Evaluate

GF Book Mom said...

Sounds different and interesting. Good choice. Here's my Post

A. Knight said...

Wow! I've never of this before and it's intriguing!

- Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)

Grace Fonseca said...

I've never seen this. The cover is interesting.

Livre De Amour-Books of Love Blog

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