South of the Border, West of the Sun: A Novel

South of the Border, West of the Sun: A Novel Author Haruki Murakami
ISBN-10 0679767398
ISBN-13 9780679767398
Year 2000-03-14
Pages 213
Language English
Publisher Vintage
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Born in 1951 in an affluent Tokyo suburb Hajimebeginning in Japanesehas arrived at middle age wanting for almost nothing The postwar years have brought him a fine marriage two daughters and an enviable career as the proprietor of two jazz clubs Yet a nagging sense of inauthenticity about his success threatens Hajimes happiness And a boyhood memory of a wise lonely girl named Shimamoto clouds his heart In South of the Border West of the Sun the simple arc of a mans lifewith its attendant rhythms of success and disappointmentbecomes the exquisite literary terrain of Haruki Murakamis most haunting work When Shimamoto shows up one rainy night now a breathtaking beauty with a secret from which she is unable to escape the fault lines of doubt in Hajimes quotidian existence begin to give way And the details of stolen moments past and presenta Nat King Cole melody a face pressed against a window a handful of ashes drifting downriver to the seathreaten to undo him completely Rich mysterious quietly dazzling South of the Border West of the Sun is Haruki Murakamis wisest and most compelling work

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