Just like his super popular ‘Norwegian Wood’, Haruki Murakami’s ‘Sputnik Sweetheart’, which came out ten years later, also has a cryptic ending. It’s funny how both novels end with a mysterious phone-call, and in both stories, it’s hard for the readers to decide if the climactic call was real or imagined. In the end, you just have to go with your gut feeling.

So while there can be multiple explanations to the ending of ‘Sputnik Sweetheart’, we quickly go through the plot and look at four possible interpretations of the climax in the latest podcast episode of Abstract AF.

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