By Haruki Murakami
Pinball, 1973 (1973年のピンボール ,1973-nen no pinbōru) is a singular released in 1980 by way of eastern writer Haruki Murakami. the second one booklet within the "Trilogy of the Rat" sequence, it's preceded via listen the Wind Sing (1979) and by way of A Wild Sheep Chase (1982), and is the second one novel written by means of Murakami.
All 3 books within the Trilogy of the Rat were translated into English, yet Pinball, 1973, and listen to The Wind Sing, the 1st books within the trilogy, have been basically published as English translations in Japan via Kodansha lower than their Kodansha English Library branding, and either simply as A6-sized pocketbooks. They have been by no means largely dispensed, and are actually out of print, in spite of the fact that Pinball, 1973 is by way of a ways the more durable to discover because it was once in all probability now not published in as many copies as its precursor. Murakami is said to have acknowledged that he doesn't intend for those novels to be released outdoor of Japan. even if this is often real, either novels are a lot shorter than those who stick to and make up the majority of his paintings, and are much less developed stylistically. as a result of its constrained booklet, the English translation of Pinball, 1973 is the main infrequent (and the most costly) novel released via Murakami. The identify, 1973-nen no Pinbōru (1973年のピンボール) displays the identify of the well known Oe Kenzaburo novel, Man'en Gannen no Futtoboru (万延元年のフットボール).
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The taste of trout brought back memories. It tasted like a mountain path on a summer’s day. We took our time polishing off those trout. The only things left on our plates were the white trout bones and pencil-thick watercress stalks. The twins immediately set about washing the dishes and brewing coffee. “About that switch-panel,” I said. ” They both nodded. ” I considered the situation a while, a coffee cup in my left hand and a cigarette in my right. ” The two of them looked at each other and shook their heads.
The Rat continued, trying to recall her rooms. A bookcase and a tiny stereo, and records. And a wardrobe. Two Ben Shahn reproductions. Nothing special on the shelves. Mostly architectural trade books. Some travel books, too, guidebooks, travelogues, maps, a number of best sellers, something on Mozart, sheet music, several dictionaries, some kind of dedication penned inside the cover of a French dictionary. The records were mostly Bach or Haydn or Mozart. Those and a few keepsake records from her younger days: Pat Boone, Bobby Darren, The Platters.
Back and forth, the two of them grimaced at the thermometer. One hundred one degrees. Up a degree since morning. I felt light-headed. ” They were perfectly right, of course. I got undressed and climbed into bed with the Critique of Pure Reason and a pack of cigarettes. The blanket somehow smelled of the sunny outdoors. Kant was as brilliant as ever, but the cigarettes tasted like damp newspaper lit from a gas burner. I closed the book, and was half-listening to the twins’ voices, with eyes closed, when the darkness dragged me under.