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The Strange Library

(2012)
A Novella by

 
 
On his way home from school, the young narrator of The Strange Library pops into the library, wondering how taxes were collected in the Ottoman Empire. This is his first mistake. Led to a special 'reading room' under the library by a strange old man, he finds himself imprisoned. His mother will be worrying why he hasn't returned, and the old man seems to have an appetite for eating small boys' brains. How will he escape?

Genre: Urban Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

2001 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
ISBN: 1-84655-921-9 / 978-1-84655-921-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
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Paperback Editions

December 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
ISBN: 0-385-35430-4 / 978-0-385-35430-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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December 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
ISBN: 0-385-68314-6 / 978-0-385-68314-2 (USA edition)
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Audio Editions

April 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
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April 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
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April 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Strange Library
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April 2015 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
ISBN: 1-5100-0131-X / 978-1-5100-0131-2 (UK edition)
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December 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
ISBN: 0-553-54651-1 / 978-0-553-54651-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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December 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami, Ted Goossen (translator)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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December 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami, Ted Goossen (translator)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami, Ted Goossen
ISBN: 0-553-54653-8 / 978-0-553-54653-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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Kindle Editions

December 2014 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Knopf
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December 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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December 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Strange Library
Author(s): Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Bond Street Books
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