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Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche (Vintage International) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375725807
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Published: Vintage - April 10th, 2001

Murakami should have been an investigative reporter. What happens when no one talks about the Sarin-Gas-Attack in the subway? Murakami gleans answers through interviews; in what is said and unsaid. As Murakami writes: "The sad fact is that language and logic cut off from reality have a far greater power than the language and logic of reality ... unable to comprehend each other's words, we'd part, each going our separate ways." Underground is a critique, a dialogue, a warning, and a reminder for communities to think critically and respond commonly.