Literature: Sputnik Sweetheart
(Japanese: スプートニクの恋人, Supūtoniku no Koibito
) is a novel by Haruki Murakami
, published in 1999. It follows the lives of three main characters through the eyes of one of them, and is largely concerned with the themes of love, loneliness, self-identity and the meaning of friendship. The lonely Sputnik satellites orbiting Earth serve as an ongoing piece of symbolism throughout the novel.
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