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Murakami book print run hits 1 million in week

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The Japanese publisher of the new novel by Haruki Murakami said Thursday it had ordered one million copies of the book, less than a week after it went on sale. 

Fans of Japanese author Haruki Murakami buy his newly published book "Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and the Year of his Pilgrimage" at the Tsutaya book store in Tokyo on April 12, 2013. The Japanese publisher said Thursday it had ordered one million copies of the book, less than a week after it went on sale.

Bungeishunju Ltd. said "Shikisai wo Motanai Tazaki Tsukuru to Kare no Junrei no Toshi (Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage)" is likely to become one of the fastest selling Japanese novels in recent years.

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