UFO in Kushiro OverviewHaruki Murakami’s short story, UFO in Kushiro chronicles the events that transpire in an electronics salesman’s life after his wife leaves him. The story is set immediately after the Kobe earthquake in 1995. The salesman, Komura, embarks on a journey to Hokkaido, where he meets two of his colleague’s friends and attempts to pursue a new romance after delivering a mysterious package. This story explores themes of psychological hardship, mystery, and love versus lust.
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3,995 words, approx. 14 pages
Murakami Haruki is an important figure in contemporary Japanese letters for his extensive translations from American fiction, and the enormous popularity of his own fiction has drawn attention to his ...