Wednesday, August 6, 2014
An Excerpt from Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki published on Slate.com
"Haida's Story," a long excerpt from Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki was published on Slate.com on July 27, so some impatient readers can get the first taste of the novel before its official release next Tuesday. Although one does wonder why they called this story a "folktale..."
Here is the first sentence:
One Saturday night, Tsukuru and Haida were up talking late as usual when they turned to the subject of death.
To read the whole excerpt go to: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2014/07/haruki_murakami_excerpt_from_colorless_tsukuru_tazaki_and_his_years_of_pilgrimage.html