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He's back! After a long break of six years, we will finally be able to re-enter Murakami World.

His publisher Shinchosha recently announced that the new book will be published in Japanese on April 13th. Translations will soon follow.

Although the genre, plot or anything else about the new work was not revealed, Shinchosha did say that the title will be 1,200 Japanese manuscript pages long! He did not confirm the exact number of pages it will amount to though.

This is so exciting! We can't wait to read Murakami's new book.

Image and news source - Japan Today.
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Join in Anna's journey in Kiran Manral's latest release 'All Those Who Wander'.

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