|Listening Length||46 hours and 45 minutes|
|Author||Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin – translator, Philip Gabriel – translator|
|Narrator||Allison Hiroto, Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett|
Is 1Q84 an easy read?
1Q84 is a difficult book to describe, whether it be a literary masterpiece or a simple flop is hard to pinpoint. Haruki Murakami’s ambitious three-book odyssey is perhaps one of the most baffling and controversial books that the Japanese author has ever published.
How long does it take to read 1Q84?
The average reader will spend 15 hours and 44 minutes reading this book at 250 WPM (words per minute).
What does the Q in 1Q84 mean?
Now, when it comes to the meaning of the title, the letter Q stands for question mark – 1Q84 is the alternate year 1984 that bears a question. This name is given by Aomane, the main female character, as she realizes that she was situated in a parallel existence, a world not governed by the rules of the normal world.