• Kyodo


Writer Haruki Murakami’s latest novel, “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage,” was the best-selling book in Japan during the 12-month period through November, selling an estimated 985,000 copies, information firm Oricon Inc. said.

The story revolves around a lonely 36-year-old man who feels empty and tries to find out the truth behind an event that deeply hurt him in his adolescence.

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