Ishiguro's Nobel prize brings autumn for Murakami fans

08 October 2017 - 00:00 By ALICE VINCENT

In Japan, there's a word to express the autumnal turning of the leaves - koya. But, as social media user Meganekko Keiba joked on Twitter, there's another tradition that marks the passage of the seasons: "When Haruki Murakami loses out on the Nobel literature prize and Harukists around the country all fall to their knees in disappointment, I feel autumn has come."

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