The Strange Library

Opening the flaps on this unique little book, readers will find themselves immersed in the strange world of best-selling Haruki Murakami's wild imagination.

Author: Haruki Murakami

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 0385354312

Category: Fiction

Page: 96

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From internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami—a fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library. Opening the flaps on this unique little book, readers will find themselves immersed in the strange world of best-selling Haruki Murakami's wild imagination. The story of a lonely boy, a mysterious girl, and a tormented sheep man plotting their escape from a nightmarish library, the book is like nothing else Murakami has written. Designed by Chip Kidd and fully illustrated, in full color, throughout, this small format, 96 page volume is a treat for book lovers of all ages. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Southern African Material in Anthologies of English Literature in the Strange Library of Africana

Author: Strange Library of Africana

Publisher: City of Johannesburg Public Library

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Category: Africa, Southern

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Translations on Sub Saharan Africa

The Strange Library of Africana Contained in the Johannesburg municipal library
( 1,500,000 volumes ) of which it makes up a separate section , it is probably the
best Africanist library in southern Africa ( and perhaps in Africa ) with about ...

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Underground

Described as a work of "journalistic literature,"[1] Underground was originally published as a series of separate interviews Murakami conducted with 60 victims of the attacks and descriptions of how the attacks were carried out, along with ...

Author: Haruki Murakami

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1329807596

Category: Fiction

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Described as a work of "journalistic literature,"[1] Underground was originally published as a series of separate interviews Murakami conducted with 60 victims of the attacks and descriptions of how the attacks were carried out, along with his essay, "Blind Nightmare: Where Are We Japanese Going?" In 2000, an English translation was published which included interviews with 8 members of Aum.

Guide to the Manuscripts in the Harold Strange Library of African Studies Johannesburg Public Library

Author: Harold Strange Library of African Studies

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Category: Africa

Page: 229

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The Cross Section

They both agreed that the library was a real drag . " Though you have the file
number , common sense may just encumber . It's a strange library , yes sir ; series
' P ' comes after ' S ' sir ! Series ' R ' ain't there at all ; you'll find it across the hall .

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Local Gleanings

The first question that occurs on visiting a strange library relates to the catalogue .
An inquiry on this head led to the production of a volume of ample proportions ,
which would have had additional attractions for bibliographers of the Dibdin type
 ...

Author: John Parsons Earwaker

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The Home Monthly

One shrinking foot she set on that huge ill. A sunbeam on a dead trunk, century-
mossed ; one step, — another, and another still!” The Pastorate at Hollow Haven
had been for several years occupied by a strange library hermit, who laughed ...

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ISMA Papers

As far back as 1896 the Library Committee was anxious to obtain books on South
African history and in particular rare old Dutch books about the ... Then in 1913
the library bought the private collection of the late Harold Fairbrother Strange .

Author: Institute for the Study of Man in Africa

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Category: Ethnology

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Trilogy of the Rat

Author: Haruki Murakami

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9781784700393

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Cheshire Gleanings

Chesterfield is said to have borrowed £ 20,000 from the successful lawyer . He
died as he was getting into his coach , 15th ... The first question that occurs on
visiting a strange library relates to the catalogue . An inquiry on this head led to
the ...

Author: William Edward Armytage Axon

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Category: Cheshire (England)

Page: 331

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The Bookworm

AT ANY of the popular superstitions of England are extremely amusing , and we
are almost tempted to lament that we ... to a distant land , and betake himself to a
strange library , for the sake of reading almost the only copy known to exist of .

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Category: Bibliography

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1Q84

Vol. 2: book three translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel The year is 1984.

Author: Haruki Murakami

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1846554071

Category: Japan

Page: 623

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While their stories influence one another, at times by accident and at times intentionally, the two come closer and closer to intertwining.

Proceedings of the Symposium on Manuscripts in Southern Africa 21 23 November 1984

STRANGE LIBRARY OF AFRICANA , JOHANNESBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY C
LEIGH Strange Library of Africana , Johannesburg Public Library Basically the
Strange Library of Africana collects printed material . Manuscripts may be bought
if ...

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Category: Manuscripts

Page: 200

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The Athenaeum

... for A more strange book than this is not to be found , A palm - tree rose : its
glittering leaves were bowed full quotation , and we will not injure them by even
in the odd library of French memoirs , As though to let no ray of sunlight through
Their ...

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The Sorrows of Satan Or The Strange Experience of One Geoffrey Tempest Millionaire

THIS BOOK IS DUE ON THE LAST DATE STAMPED BELOW BOOKS
REQUESTED BY ANOTHER BORROWER ARE SUBJECT TO RECALL AFTER
ONE WEEK . RENEWED BOOKS ARE SUBJECT TO IMMEDIATE RECALL UCD
LIBRARY ...

Author: Marie Corelli

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Category: Devil

Page: 487

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An impoverished novelist suddenly inherits a vast fortune from a distant relation but unwittingly makes a pact with the Devil when he accepts the help of the aristocratic Prince Lucio Rimanez, who graciously offers to show him how to spend his money and fulfill all his earnest desires.

Count Kostia

I opened the closet which he pointed out to me . Heavens ! what a strange library
. I fancy the Count had thrown all his worthless books there , with others of more
importance , but for which he had no use . From the midst of the frightful disorder
 ...

Author: Victor Cherbuliez

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Category: French fiction

Page: 307

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Life Letters and Journals of George Ticknor

I was curious for old Spanish books , but the Bodleian , vast as it is , and even
with Douce ' s rare collection added to it ... with its curious and strange library ,
where some of the books are still chained , and the arrangement is much the
same as ...

Author: George Ticknor

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Potter s American Monthly

This is indeed very strange ! " library was concealed from , and the south wall He
crossed the floor to the northern side of the exposed to , the view of one entering .
As this room , and carefully examined the wainscoting of door was opened by ...

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South African libraries

One of the most interesting and possibly more important projects was the filming
of Leselinyana la Lesotho , a missionary newspaper reflecting the early history of
Lesotho . The catalogue of the Strange Library of Africana , which comprises ...

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