The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. Another one of my favorite books. Murakami's books are like your dreams, while you're in them they totally make sense, but if you try to explain them to someone else they just look at you confused.
Bookcover for Franz Kafkas novella, The Metamorphosis pub. “The Metamorphosis” (Die Verwandlung, also sometimes termed “The Transformation”) tells a tale of a young man Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous.