North Korea occupies Fukuoka in Murakami's alternate world

Jun 23, 2013

North Korea occupies Fukuoka in Murakami's alternate world

by Eli Kirzner

Not to be confused with another famous Japanese novelist who has the same surname, Ryu Murakami is known for being an overtly political, even subversive, writer. “From the Fatherland, With Love,” his latest novel to be translated into English, cements that reputation. Taking place ...