Title: Birthday Girl
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Harvill Secker
Curiosity is all this book is going to leave you with. It’s a short story. This story is of a girl who was a waitress working in a restaurant. It was her Birthday that day when she wished for something and then everything changed.
You can witness the signatory style of Murakami in every line of the story. The author is a great observer and the same can be witnessed in his stories. Engaging is not a word to describe his writing style but engrossing. The readers can just dive in the world of his story and see how real everything is.
The ending of Birthday Girl is open to interpretation and surely is a great topic of discussion for the readers as it will introduce you to many different sides of the story which could be possible.
About the Author
Haruki Murakami, born on January 12, 1949, is a Japanese writer. His books and stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his work being translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside his native country.