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After Dark Revealed.

Haruki Murakami's latest book to hit the English-speaking world, After Dark, is set to be released in May. Here are the recently revealed covers (left, UK; right, US):

I can't wait!!!


  1. i love the b/w photos on the covers of some of his novels.

  2. Yeah, those would be the UK editions, which would be my preference too. The US hardcover for Wind-up Bird Chronicles was bee-yootiful though.

  3. Love the UK cover here, but what's with the red square in the top-left-hand corner?

    Bit of trivia: Seems "After Dark" is a real popular book title. Best book I've read so far with this title is G.K.Chesterton's collection of short stories, all narrated by a temporarily blinded painter to his wife, after dark, of course...

  4. Right, speaking of Murakami, this really lengthy interview posted on my blog might interest you.

    Lots of stuff about underread authors in the literary world, not just Japanese.

  5. I was wondering when you'd pop up!

    Thanks Swifty, but I've actually already read the interview. I've got you on my RSS list, so don't worry, I won't miss any of your musings or Japanese babes.

  6. Ooh, that's great.

    Sorry about my absence lately, been too busy gaming, ah, I mean, working on my film, Girl Disconnected, to submit to places.


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