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I Love Haruki Murakami

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    Wind-up Bird Tells My Own Story

    actually, as a great piece of magic-realism and kinda experimental narrative and like pretty much all great literature, i'm sure people read wind-up bird and took away an entirely different story than the one I feel like I read. But I've still told my friends that to completely...
    fsmspup fsmspup 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    Haruki Murakami's Lecture - 08

    Late last year, I made it to his lecture at UC Berkeley, CA. I'm a huge fan, read every single book he published in Japanese. His lecture was awesome, although I was a bit bummed that it was in English. His English was OK, but not nearly fluent that he could have gone more into...
    Sundress Sundress 41-45 1 Response Jun 12, 2009

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    Norwegian Wood

    I'm just watching it.... Brilliant...
    kasha32 kasha32 31-35, F Mar 29, 2013

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    The Most Brilliant Author I've Ever Read

    I can't even begin to explain how much I love Murakami's books. I first found him through a literary quotes community on Livejournal. The first book I read was Norweigan Wood, then I read Kafka on the Shore, and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. I'm just about to start South of the...
    earth2bella earth2bella 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2008

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    I've only read "After Dark"

    so far, but that was definitely one of my favorite books!
    lamalbelle lamalbelle 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    “As if to build a fence around the fatal

    emptiness inside her, she had to create a sunny person that she became. But if you peeled away the ornamental egos that she had built, there was only an abbys of nothingness and the intense thirst that came with it. Though she tried to forget it, the nothingness would visit her...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 5 Responses May 17

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    1970 a Sad Year Torus New Year

    After the death of Noako and the suicide of Midori i Toru Wanatabe have nothing else to do nothing else to live for but now im drowning myself in beer wine coffee cigarrettes. Who'd blame me? Walking in the the room i see a young man smoking a cigarette who looks lonely so i walk...
    mgeathers7 mgeathers7 13-15 Jun 24, 2009

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    I Can't Even Begin To Describe How Much I Love This Man!!!!

    He is my favourite author of all time. The first book I read of his was Kafka on the Shore. That got me hooked. Then I read After Dark, a brilliant BRIlLIANT book and then it was Norwegian Wood. Then after that I read South of the Border West of the Sun. After that I read Hard...
    theartsychica5 theartsychica5 18-21, F Jun 25, 2011

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    “Unfortunately, the clock is ticking,

    the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes.” ~Haruki Murakami
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    Wow. It seems that I have read: A Wild Sheep

    Chase, Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka on the Shore, Dance Dance Dance, The Elephant Vanishes, After Dark, 1Q84, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, and The Strange Library. I find that I am now attracted to obscure word play, good music...
    tilky tilky 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 14

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