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Translated by Philip Gabriel, Jay Rubin

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An ode to George Orwell’s “1984” told in alternating male and female voices relates the stories of Aomame, an assassin for a secret organization who discovers that she has been transported to an alternate reality, and Tengo, a mathematics lecturer and novice writer.

notes: In English, translated from the Japanese. Book 1. April-June, Book 2. July-September, Book 3. October-December
subjects: Authors, Fiction
Man-woman relationships, Japan, Fiction
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780307593313
OCLC number: 701017688
publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011; Vintage, 2011, 2012, 2013; Random House, 2012
publication place: New York
japanese publication date: 2009
english publication date: 2011
document type: Book
description: 925 p. ; 24 cm.