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5 books you should also read if you are a fan of Haruki Murakami

There is no doubt that Haruki Murakami is one of those authors that all readers love.. Whether because of the themes he works on or because of his particular pen, texts such as Tokyo blues or Chronicle of the bird that winds up the world are true classics of world literature.

So if you’re done with his bibliography and are looking for your next book to read, We share five recommendations that we think you will love as much as the Japanese author’s novels.

“Neverwhere” de Neil Gaiman

Perhaps one of the best books by the British author, “Neverwhere” is a fantastic story with a strong social message. our protagonist -Richard- is a common man who after helping a stranger discovers that there are two Londons: the one above (which is the one we all know) and the one below (an underworld through which the marginalized move). Undertaking an epic adventure, it is through this tour that he meets those characters that the city decided to make invisible.

“The Music of Silence” by Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick Rothfuss is perhaps one of the best fantastic literature pens of the last ten years. At the level of great authors like Neil Gaiman, Ursula K. Le Guin or George RR Martin, his Kingkiller Chronicle saga is simply brilliant. The music of silence is, in fact, a short story that works as a spin-off of one of the main characters of his trilogy but that can also be read perfectly alone (if, for example, you want to know a little more about the author) . The protagonist is called Auri and through this story we get to know a little more about her world and how she handles her magic.

“The city that brought us together” by NK Jemisin
“The city that brought us together” by NK Jemisin

One of those novels that, since it was published, the most important authors of fantastic literature have not stopped talking about. First book of the Big Cities Trilogy (the author already has three other sagas published), this particular text takes us to New York. The author presents a world where all the big cities gain consciousness and are represented through human avatars but What happens when the New York avatar falls into a supernatural coma and disappears? The five districts also gain identity and come together to fight a common enemy.

"This Is How You Lose the Time War" de Max Gladstone
“This Is How You Lose the Time War” de Max Gladstone

A book I came to tweet of one Ringer’s television series specialist and that, since I read it, I cannot stop recommending it. Written by two authors, it is a fiction that was classified as an epistolary science fiction story why? Basically the story takes place from the exchange of two soldiers from enemy sides (Red and Blue) who, from their letters, begin to develop a relationship that ends in romance.

"A Strangeness In My Mind" by Orhan Pamuk
“A Strangeness In My Mind” de Orhan Pamuk

Winner of the Nobel Prize in 2006 and one of the most important Turkish authors today, Pamuk Orhan is also the author of Silent House and The White Castle. In A Strangeness in My Mind he takes us to Istanbul and -throughout the novel- we see the changes that the city underwent between 1969 and 2012. The main character is called Mevlut who, at only 12 years old, arrives in the city and whom we accompany during his adolescence and adulthood.

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