Haruki Murakami is undoubtedly one of the best writers living amongst us. His work is unconventional, surreal and full of labyrinths. From the many masterpieces he’s written, here are 5 Murakami must-read books!
1. A Wild Sheep Chase
One of the first major novels from Murakami. This is one of the best books to start your Murakami journey with.
2. Dance Dance Dance
This can be read as a sequel to “A Wild Sheep Chase” or can be read stand alone. Either ways this is a book you’re sure to enjoy.
3. Kafka on the Shore
A story with a dual narrative, this one is a true gem. With talking cats and mysteries all around, this book is unmissable.
4. After the Quake
If you’re not someone who enjoys reading long novels, this one is for you. It’s a collection of 6 short stories that give you a chance to enjoy Murakami’s writing.
5. Norwegien Wood
This book is full of nostalgic stories. It has a 30 something man as his protagonist who has lived the life worth writing a book about!