Haruki Murakami – On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning (1994)

  Originally published in “The Elephant Vanishes“, Murakami’s collection of short stories (1994)   One beautiful April morning, on a narrow side street in Tokyo’s fashionable Harujuku neighborhood, I walked past the 100% perfect girl. Tell you the truth, she’s not that good-looking. She doesn’t stand out in any way. Her clothes are nothing special. The […]