First Person Singular: Haruki Murakami’s new collection of short stories is a real pleasure

//First Person Singular: Haruki Murakami’s new collection of short stories is a real pleasure

First Person Singular: Haruki Murakami’s new collection of short stories is a real pleasure

First Person Singular by Haruki Murakami (translated by Philip Gabriel), KnopfIn “Cream”, the opening story of Haruki Murakami’s new collection, the narrator buys a bunch of flowers for a pianist acquaintance who has invited him to her concert several hours away, only to find on arrival that the venue is locked and the concert does not exist: “Maybe the whole thing was a hoax that the girl had cooked up […] For some reason that I couldn’t fathom, she’d deliberately given me false information…

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