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Haruki Murakami Backlist Now Available As Ebooks

Posted at 11:03AM Monday 10 Oct 2011

The Random House Group UK is delighted to announce that backlist titles from international bestselling writer Haruki Murakami will be published in ebook format for the very first time on Monday 10th October.

Celebrated for his surrealistic and mysterious novels and stories, Haruki Murakami is Japan's best-known writer abroad and his work has been translated into over forty languages. His highly anticipated trilogy 1Q84 will be published simultaneously in hardback and ebook format by Harvill Secker in the UK later this month.

Haruki Murakami's ebook titles are: After Dark; Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman; What I Talk About When I Talk About Running; A Wild Sheep Chase; After the Quake; Dance Dance Dance; Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World; Sputnik Sweetheart; The Elephant Vanishes; Underground; The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle; Norwegian Wood; Kafka on the Shore; and South of the Border, West of the Sun.

The ebooks, published by Vintage Publishing, part of The Random House Group, will be available to readers across the UK, EU and Commonwealth (excluding Canada) from everywhere ebooks are sold.

Rachel Cugnoni from Vintage says: "Harvill Secker and Vintage have been publishing Murakami for nearly fifteen years, selling well over 2 million copies of his books in various physical formats. We are honoured and delighted to now be able to publish his backlist in ebook form. It is a momentous day for Murakami fans, current and future."




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