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  • 1Q84

  • By: Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin (translator), Philip Gabriel (translator)
  • Narrated by: Allison Hiroto, Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett
  • Length: 46 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 226

The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo.

A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver's enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her. She has entered, she realizes, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84 - "Q" is for "question mark". A world that bears a question....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Struggled to finish. Unnecessarily Long.

  • By Amanda on 25-09-2015

Captivated the entire time

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-02-2015

The narration for this story is very well done, the book is so large and daunting that I don't think I could have maintained reading it as regularly as I did when listening to this audiobook. I love hearing the surreal and detailed descriptions and listening to this book provided a very convenient means of escape during the work week.

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