A Wild Sheep Chase
First UK edition of Haruki Murakami’s first book to be published in English language abroad. Publisher’s original black cloth boards with white lettering to spine. In Mick Brownfield illustrated dust jacket. A near fine copy. *** A Wild Sheep Chase was published in Japanese in 1982. This English language translation appeared in the US in 1989 and in the UK a year later, both in a translation by Alfred Birnbaum. The novel followed Hear the Wind Sing (1979) and Pinball, 1973 (1980). English translations of these first two books (resp. 1987 and 1985) were published in Japan only by Kodansha under their Kodansha English Library branding, for English Foreign Language learners.
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|Publisher||Hamish Hamilton Ltd|
|Book Condition||Near Fine|
|Jacket Condition||Near Fine|