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Why should you read "Kafka on the Shore"?
Desperate to escape his tyrannical father and the family curse he feels doomed to repeat, Haruki Murakami's teenage protagonist renames himself "Kafka" after his favorite author and runs away from home. So begins "Kafka on the Shore"— an epic literary puzzle filled with time travel, hidden histories and magical underworlds. Iseult Gillespie dives into Murakami's mind-bending and whimsical novel. [Directed by Cabong Studios, narrated by Addison Anderson, music by Matheus Wittmann].