About this book
Set in a nocturnal world where the familiar can become unfamiliar, even to those that thrive in the small hours, from this acclaimed master of the surreal. Murakami's most recent publication in English, the short story collection "Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman" has sold over 40,000 copies in hardback/trade paperback.
Mari sips her coffee and glances up from a book as a musician, intrudes on her solitude. Both have missed the last train home. They realise they've been acquainted through Eri, Mari's sister. Eri has become the classic myth - a sleeping beauty. But tonight a faint electrical crackle is perceptible, a hint of life flickers across the TV screen.