A Wild Sheep Chase Study Guide

A Wild Sheep Chase

A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami

A Wild Sheep Chase, published in 1982, is the third novel in the "Trilogy of the Rat" by Haruki Murakami. The novel takes place in Japan in 1978 and follows an unnamed protagonist who gets caught up in a hunt for a long-since missing sheep. His adventures bring him in contact with a magically seductive woman and a man who dresses up as a sheep. The novel deals with themes of Japanese identity after World War Two, satire and spirituality.

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