Haruki Murakami's New Full-Length Novel Due on April 13

Society Culture

Tokyo, Feb. 1 (Jiji Press)--Shinchosha Publishing Co. said Wednesday that it will release a new full-length novel by Haruki Murakami on April 13.

The new novel will be the first full-length one by the renowned Japanese writer, 74, since "Killing Commendatore," published in February 2017.

According to the company, it will be his first full-length novel to also be available as an e-book on the day of publication.

The new work's length is equivalent to about 1,200 sheets of 400-character Japanese manuscript paper. It will be priced at 2,970 yen. The title will be announced at a later date.


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