Although Murakamis first novel was published in 1979 in Japan and
shortly after in the UK and US it took nearly 20 years until the
Public Media in the Western Hemisphere took notice.
One may say that as the years passed it was the steadely growing
number of 'Murakamians' that awakend the media and for once not
a well greased Public Relations Campaign of a publisher.
Today some countries even see a mere Murakami-Hype.
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