Sputnik Sweetheart
Sputnik Sweetheart

Haruki Murakami, the internationally bestselling author of Norwegian Wood and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, plunges us into an urbane Japan of jazz bars, coffee shops, Jack Kerouac, and the Beatles to tell this story of a tangled triangle of uniquely unrequited loves.

A college student, identified only as “K,” falls in love with his classmate, Sumire. But devotion to an untidy writerly life precludes her from any personal commitments–until she meets Miu, an older and much more sophisticated businesswoman. When Sumire disappears from an island off the coast of Greece, “K” is solicited to join the search party and finds himself drawn back into her world and beset by ominous, haunting visions. A love story combined with a detective story, Sputnik Sweetheart ultimately lingers in the mind as a profound meditation on human longing.

Title Sputnik Sweetheart
Author Haruki Murakami
Publisher Vintage
Title First Published 09 April 2002
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 224 p.
ISBN-10 0375726055
ISBN-13 9780375726057
Publication Date 09 April 2002
Main content page count 224
Weight 16 oz.

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