Listen to the song of the wind ( (の 歌 を 聴 け ) - the first novel by Japanese writer Haruki Murakami , written in two stages in 1979 and 1983. The first publication of the novel was in June 1979. This is the first novel from the series of works “ The Trilogy of the Rat ”, United by the fate of one hero - the Rat, after “Listen to the song of the wind” Murakami wrote the sequels “ Pinball 1973 ”, “ Hunting Sheep ” and “ Dance, Dance, Dance ”.
|Listen to the wind song|
|Kaze no uta in kike|
|Date of writing||1979 , 1983|
|Date of first publication|
The novel almost does not contain a coherent plot , and mainly consists of the conversations and thoughts of the characters. Meanwhile, it already lays the complex foundations of the amazing plot of subsequent novels in the series.
The author of the translation of the novel into Russian is Vadim Smolensky .