The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel
The most famous Japanese novelist now vaults into the first ranks of international fiction writers with this heroic imaginative novel, which is both a detective story, an account of a disintegrating marriage, and an excavation of the buried secrets of World War II.
In a Tokyo suburb a young man, Toru Okada searches for his wife’s missing cat named. Soon he finds himself looking for his wife as well in a netherworld that lies beneath the placid surface of Tokyo. Since this search intersect, Okada encounters a bizarre group of allies and antagonists: a psychic prostitute, could also mediagenic malicious politicians, a morbid pleasure sixteen year old girl, and a veteran of the war of aging that permanently while by changing the heinous things he experienced Japan’s forgotten campaign in Manchuria.
handle, prophetic, imbued with comedy and menace, The Wind-Up Bird’s Chronicle a tour de force equal scope to the masterpieces of Mishima and things to do Pynchon.Bad