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Old 05-21-2004, 09:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Podkayne
Hard Boiled Wonderland at the End of the World by Haruki Murakami. A spy (?) whose brain has been modified to facilitate his peculiar profession befriends the daughter of a mad scientist. He has to save the world from evil monsters, but in the mean time his own mind is in the process of irrevocably separating into two halves.

It's a real genre-buster. Hard-boiled detective novel? Post-cyberpunk? Sciffy thriller?

One of my all-time favorite books ever. Great choice. A Wild Sheep Chase by Murakami is almost as surreal.