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20 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Haruki Murakami

We're a little jealous of Haruki Murakami, truth be known. Not only is he one of the planet's finest authors but he is, at 65, still a marathon-running ironman.

In short, he's incredible.

A private and reluctant celebrity, though, he moves around a lot to maintain a degree of anonymity and not a huge amount is known about him - certainly in best-selling writer terms.

Here's 20 facts we found out all of which have served only to make us admire him more. Particularly number ten...

(Images: Rex)

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