• Killing Commendatore

    Killing Commendatore
    Unity Wellington Stock : 165
    ISBN: 9781787300194
    Title: Killing Commendatore
    Author: MURAKAMI HARUKI

    The painter's wife has left him for a younger man. Taking some time away from Tokyo, he starts looking after the empty house of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada. Not long after he moves in, a scraping sound in the attic leads him to find a carefully wrapped canvas, labelled 'Killing Commendatore'. This unusual painting leads him to delve into Amada's life story and those of his neighbours. It also brings him into contact with a strange parallel universe, from which the Commendatore himself emerges. When his neighbour's daughter vanishes, the painter must embark on a quest that leads him back to a tragedy in his own past.

    A profound engagement with art and its creation, Killing Commendatoreasks whether confronting the past can ever bring comfort, or just more pain? Ambitious, haunting, and multi-layered, it is reminiscent of Murakami's masterpiece The Wind-up Bird Chronicle,and takes his narrative art in new and exciting directions.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $45.00
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