1Q84 (Book, 2011) [Beloit College]
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1Q84

1Q84

Author: Haruki Murakami; Jay Rubin; Philip Gabriel
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
An ode to George Orwell's "1984" told in alternating male and female voices relates the stories of Aomame, an assassin for a secret organization who discovers that she has been transported to an alternate reality, and Tengo, a mathematics lecturer and novice writer.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Romance fiction
Dystopian fiction
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Japanese fiction
Dystopias
Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haruki Murakami; Jay Rubin; Philip Gabriel
ISBN: 0307593312 9780307593313 9781846556692 1846556694
Language Note: In English; translated from the Japanese.
OCLC Number: 701017688
Description: 925 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Book 1. April-June --
Book 2. July-September --
Book 3. October-December.
Other Titles: 1Q84.
Responsibility: Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin and Philip Gabriel.
Local System Bib Number:
u279125

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She agrees, but as a result of her actions starts to feel increasingly detached from the real world. As they begin to decipher more about the strange world into which they have slipped, so they sense  Read more...
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