Fans storm Japanese bookshops as new Murakami goes on sale

Japanese author Haruki Murakami has his fans abuzz with the publication of his first proper novel in four years.

One of the world’s best-selling authors, Japan’s Haruki Murakami, has published his

long-awaited new long novel. Entitled “Killing Commendatore”, it is his 14th big book, and the first since 2013’s “Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and his years of pilgrimage”.

The multi-volume work has already had 650,000 copies printed of the first two books in the saga.
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