The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

July 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

A few months ago I was reading

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

and referred to it’s themes of the ‘unknown’ and ‘curiosity’ for my project Appetite for Curiosity. In this most intriguing novel I came across the narrative of a zoo in the Japanese state of Manchuria. It tells a ‘chronicle’ of a vet’s interaction with Japanese soldiers ordered to destroy the remaining ‘dangerous’ animals and take provisions from the zoo…


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