Date Started: September 16, 2013 | Date Finished: September 18, 2013
Opening lines: Bird, gazing down at the map of Africa that reposed in the showcase with the haughty elegance of a wild deer, stifled a short sigh.
WINNER of the 1994 Nobel Prize for Literature | Awarded the Shinchosha Literary Prize
This is a post for the Japanese Literature Challenge 7 and January in Japan. Please click on the links to read more about the Japanese Literature Challenge (hosted by Dolce Belleza) and January In Japan (hosted by Tony of Tony’s Reading List).