Killing Commendatore

Author(s): Haruki Murakami


The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84.In Killing Commendatore,a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada. When he discovers a strange painting in the attic, he unintentionally opens a circle of mysterious circumstances. To close it, he must complete a journey that involves a mysterious ringing bell, a two-foot-high physical manifestation of an Idea, a dapper businessman who lives across the valley, a precocious thirteen-year-old girl, a Nazi assassination attempt during World War II in Vienna, a pit in the woods behind the artist?s home, and an underworld haunted by Double Metaphors.A tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art - as well as a loving homage to The Great Gatsby- Killing Commendatoreis a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781787300194
  • : penguin random house
  • : Harvill Secker
  • : October 2018
  • : ---length:- '24'width:- '15.6'units:- Centimeters
  • : October 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Haruki Murakami
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 895.63/5
  • : 1 Fiction
  • : 608