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Launch night for Haruki Murakami's 1Q84

Monday 17th October 2011 9pm - Tuesday 18th October 2011 12:30 Midnight 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Ray's Jazz Event, Free Event

We know that many fans are really impatient to get their hands on 1Q84, so on the night of Monday 17th October, we'll be keeping the Cafe open late and serving up jazz from the Henrik Jensen Quartet, readings from Haruki Murakami fans Stuart Evers and Evie Wyld, plus Japanese drink and nibbles.

Then at midnight, when we can officially declare it Tuesday 18th, you'll have the chance to be the very first readers in the UK to get your hands on 1Q84, including our stylish limited edition versions.

9-9.45: Henrik Jensen Quartet
9.45 - 10: Stuart Evers reading 'On seeing the 100% perfect girl one beautiful April morning'
10-10.45: Henrik Jensen Quartet
10.45-11: Evie Wyld & Stuart Evers reading from 1Q84
11-11.45: Henrik Jensen Quartet
12.01: 1Q84 goes on sale!

PLUS Throughout the night we'll be raffling off 30 book plates signed by Haruki Murakami to customers purchasing 1Q84!

Venue: The Cafe of the First Floor at Foyles Charing Cross Road

Tickets: Free and no need to book

Click here for a biography of Haruki Murakami and a complete list of titles available in English.

Click here to enter our Haruki Murakami Short Story Competition.

Read the first chapter here.

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