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Aman Gupta

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  • Kafka on the Shore

  • Written by: Haruki Murakami
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Oliver Le Sueur
  • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 77

Kafka on the Shore follows the fortunes of two remarkable characters. Kafka Tamura runs away from home at 15, under the shadow of his father's dark prophesy. The aging Nakata, tracker of lost cats, who never recovered from a bizarre childhood affliction, finds his pleasantly simplified life suddenly turned upside down.

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  • By Amazon Customer on 15-01-19

Loved the story, loved more the narration

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-02-19

Japanese culture as the background, a character who can talk to cats, a world inside dreams. This was my first Murukami book and I must say that I used to look forward to my daily commute so that I can get to know what is going to happen next in the story. Narration is top notch, you can almost imagine how the character's personality by listening to the voice of the narrator. That is almost a new dimension to the story telling.
This book made me loyal customer to the Audible as I kept switching back to podcasts or music during my everyday commute earlier

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