The Elephant Vanishes - Haruki Murakami

The Elephant Vanishes

By Haruki Murakami

  • Release Date: 1993-03-31
  • Genre: Short Stories
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Includes the story "Barn Burning" which is now the basis for the major motion picture Burning

Coming this October: Killing Commendatore, the much-anticipated new novel from Haruki Murakami


In the tales that make up The Elephant Vanishes, the imaginative genius that has made Haruki Murakami an international superstar is on full display.

In these stories, a man sees his favorite elephant vanish into thin air; a newlywed couple suffers attacks of hunger that drive them to hold up a McDonald’s in the middle of the night; and a young woman discovers that she has become irresistible to a little green monster who burrows up through her backyard. By turns haunting and hilarious, in The Elephant Vanishes Murakami crosses the border between separate realities—and comes back bearing remarkable treasures