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The Wind-up Bird Chronicle - Book 3 Chapter 4: Buying New Shoes ● The Thing That Came Back Home (Pgs. 362-372) Summary & Analysis

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Book 3 Chapter 4: Buying New Shoes ● The Thing That Came Back Home (Pgs. 362-372) Summary

Toru Okada arrives at the door of 602 in the Akasaka office building at four o'clock the next afternoon. Following his "appointment," the young man slips an envelope containing two hundred thousand yen into Toru's pocket. Noboru Wataya the cat comes back.

Book 3 Chapter 4: Buying New Shoes ● The Thing That Came Back Home (Pgs. 362-372) Analysis

This chapter is the first time Toru Okada meets Cinnamon Akasaka,although Toru does not learn the young man's name until later. His visit to the Akasaka office building turns out to be another unusual experience in sensory deprivation. This time, Toru's sight is taken away momentarily when he meets the middle-aged woman again. The swim goggles are emblematic of purposeful sightlessness. They have been painted over with...

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