Sputnik Sweetheart

Sputnik Sweetheart

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 03/10/2002
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A mystery story about love, the cosmos and other fictional universes. Sumire is in love with a woman seventeen years her senior. Miu is glamorous and successful. Sumire is an aspiring writer who dresses in an oversized second-hand coat and heavy boots like a character in a Kerouac novel. Sumire spends hours on the phone talking to her best friend K about the big questions in life: what is sexual desire, and should she ever tell Miu how she feels for her? Meanwhile K wonders whether he should confess his own unrequited love for Sumire. Then, a desperate Miu calls from a small Greek island: Sumire has mysteriously vanished...

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099448471
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 180g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 22 mm

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Sputnik Sweetheart
Love all that is murakami
Ethereal , intoxicating, and as usual never disappoints
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Sputnik Sweetheart
Sputnik Sweetheart in one Tweet-sized chunk: Sputnik Sweetheart is a novel of almosts, where liminal spaces overlap and longing can never quite be divorced... READ MORE
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Sputnik Sweetheart
This book was recommended to me and i was dubious. But was soon so engrossed I read it in a day. The author's writing style is fantastic and is a perfect b... READ MORE
Sputnik Sweetheart
Murakami’s deft touch for capturing the idiosyncrasies of human emotion is masterful
A Russian satellite, a malapropism and an accurate translation underline this relatively short Murakami novel: the gravitational pull of one human heart up... READ MORE
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