The Elephant Vanishes

by

Haruki Murakami

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The Shackle

Before the elephant vanishes, it is kept in a repurposed school gym that serves as the town’s makeshift elephant house. Whereas zoo animals are typically kept behind a barrier and given a relatively large area…

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