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Chapter One: Neuromancer

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The latest genre in my series of first chapter breakdowns is Science Fiction. As with the other books I’ve analysed (Hunger Games, Harry Potter, The Notebook and others can be found here), I will attempt to see how a debut novelist managed to create an opening to his story that successfully pulls the reader in.

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Rebel Ascendant

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Haruki Murakami is that seemingly oxymoronic thing, a mainstream experimentalist. His career, like his novels, is a continual paradox. The novels, with convoluted structures and indeterminate endings, are a postmodernist mélange of fantasy worlds, dystopias, alternate realities and genre pastiches, all overlaid on an unsuspecting contemporary Japan. They are the sort of fiction that usually attracts a cult following, but Mr. Murakami's cult spreads across the globe.

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