After The Quake

Version: Unabridged
Author: Haruki Murakami
Narrator: Teresa Gallagher , Rupert Degas
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Published In: January 2007
# of Units: 4 CDs
Length: 4 hours, 19 minutes
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Overview

In 1995, the Japanese city of Kobe suffered a massive earthquake. Nearly 6,000 people died. after the quake was the imaginative response from Japan's leading novelist, Haruki Murakami: six stories, each dealing not directly with the catastrophe but the wider seismic effect it had on the emotional lives of people many miles away. It became a catalyst for individuals to reassess their lives with unexpected consequences for themselves and their families and friends around them. "After the Quake" is Murakami's most popular short story collection. Haruki Murakami, the leading Japanese author, has a cult following, and all his fans have been waiting for the premiere recording of "After the Quake". Also, containing 4 CDs, it is an inexpensive introduction to Murakami.

Author Details

Author Details

Murakami, Haruki

Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. His work has been translated into thirty-four languages, and the most recent of his many honors is the Yomiuri Literary Prize, whose previous recipients include Yukio Mishima, Kenzaburo Oe, and Kobo Abe.