Originally Posted by Larsa
Sweet! Can't wait, but I guess I will have to since translation takes forever. 1Q84 gets a bad rep. I thought it was pretty good, just way too long.
They translated 1Q84 rather fast considering it was three books and all released simultaneously in English. At this point Murakami has become so big in west that translations are fast-tracked so they can hit the shops same year as the original edition is released... Or at least I hope so :b