Win a SIGNED copy of Haruki Murakami’s new novel Killing Commendatore!

Penguin Random House is giving away a series of books signed by their authors – exclusive to The Reading List readers!

First up is the opportunity to win a copy of Haruki Murakami’s latest book Killing Commendatore.

Haruki Murakami is the bestselling author of many novels, as well as short stories and non-fiction. His books include Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka on the Shore, 1Q84 and What I Talk About When I Talk About Running. His work has been translated into more than 50 languages, and the most recent of his many international honours are the Jerusalem Prize and Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award.

About the book

The epic new novel from internationally acclaimed and bestselling author Haruki Murakami.

In Killing Commendatore, a 30-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada. When he discovers a strange painting in the attic, he unintentionally opens a circle of mysterious circumstances. To close it, he must complete a journey that involves a mysterious ringing bell, a two-foot-high physical manifestation of an Idea, a dapper businessman who lives across the valley, a precocious 13-year-old girl, a Nazi assassination attempt during World War II in Vienna, a pit in the woods behind the artist’s home, and an underworld haunted by Double Metaphors.

A tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art – as well as a loving homage to The Great GatsbyKilling Commendatore is a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers.


One lucky reader will walk away with the prize.

To stand a chance of winning the signed copy of Killing Commendatore, fill in the form below and answer a simple question:

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Terms and conditions
The competition closes 5 pm 8 November 2019.
The prize can only be delivered within South Africa.
By entering this competition the participant agrees to the terms and conditions. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
The prize may not be exchanged for cash.
The winner will be contacted via email.
The winner may be required to participate in publicity.
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