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The Wind-up Bird Chronicle

AuthorHaruki Murakami

NarratorRupert Degas

Duration26h 6m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Novels

PublisherNaxos

VersionUnabridged

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Toru Okada is going through a difficult time. He is without a job, his cat has disappeared and his wife is behaving strangely. Into this unbalanced world come a variety of curious characters, a young girl sunbathing in a nearby garden, sisters who are very peculiar indeed, an old war veteran with a violent, disturbing story. Okada retreats to a deep well in a nearby house. And the story unfolds...

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