1. “One of the most enthralling books I have ever read”
Says Samantha Southern
"1Q84: Books 1 & 2 comprises the first instalment of cult Japanese writer Haruki Murakami’s hugely anticipated new trilogy, partly inspired by George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. Set in Tokyo, the plot follows the isolated Aomame and Tengo, into a parallel universe dubbed ‘1Q84’. Murakami’s masterful manipulation of time and narrative examines what we will believe, and 1Q84 is a hypnotically captivating read. While the intense subject matter may be challenging at times, the realism with which Murakami describes this other world absorbs the reader, making 1Q84 one of the most enthralling books I have ever read."