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Kafka on the Shore Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 25-29 Summary

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Chapters 25-29 Summary

In Chapter 25, the spirit of the teenage Ms. Saeki again visits Kafka. He realizes when he wakes in the dawn hours that he is in love with the spirit and the spirit is in love with her long-dead lover. Kafka asks Oshima if he can find the music to "Kafka on the Shore," and he wonders aloud if Ms. Saeki is his mother. Later that day, Kafka brings Ms. Saeki coffee, and she asks him why he ran away from home. As they talk, she says he reminds her of a boy she knew long ago. She also mentions that she wrote a book of interviews with people who had been struck by lightning. That night, Kafka recalls that his father, when younger, had been struck by lightning on a golf course.

In Chapter 26, Hoshino and Nakata go to the Takamatsu Public Library (not the...

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