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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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    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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    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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    Kafka On The Shore

    This book hit me hard...in a good way. Murakami has a way of penetrating the depths of my consciousness like no other writer can...and I think I'm in love with Miss Saeki :)
    kamelspit kamelspit 26-30, M Oct 1, 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 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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    Related Experiences

    my favorites so far are the ones i've already read X) such as seeing 100% perfect girl (super love!), south of the border west of the sun (cried as.. well bittersweet, but murakami...
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F Aug 26

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    “Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it's time for them to be hurt.” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
    poorsweetbaby poorsweetbaby 51-55 2 Responses Aug 28

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    The thing I’m most afraid of is me. Of not knowing what I’m going to do. Of not knowing what I’m doing right now. Haruki Murakami
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F Aug 29

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    "Love. Love is the greatest gift God ever gave man. Love is not wanting to go anywhere without her. Love is not caring what other people think about...
    some1callmeJoy some1callmeJoy 46-50, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It took me a long time to come out of my misery. I loved David so, so much. I still do and always will. How perfect he is. His dimpled, lopsided smile; the way he speaks; his heart...
    erraticsquirrel erraticsquirrel 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    FIGHT CLUB let the chips fall where they may It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything This is your life and it's ending one minute at a time On a...
    chillheart chillheart 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    10 Unforgettable Life Lessons Tom And Jerry Taught Us! As kids, what joy it was to watch the cute little antics of Tom and Jerry! This cartoon series was a routine. More than...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    Love is when everything beautiful is rip apart from you but still loves much as the same
    MsMightyMe MsMightyMe 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    September 23. Tolerance. Practice tolerance. Tolerate our quirks, our feelings, our reactions, our peculiarities, and our humanness. Tolerate our ups and downs, our resistance to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    So many of friend have children . I cannot conceive and have tried ivf but to no avail. I cannot grasp how much love goes between a mother and a child even though I see it everyday...
    Emmergale Emmergale 56-60, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I can't think of a love that hasn't hurt me deeply. Love is synonymous with pain and disappointment as far as i know.
    williamM92 williamM92 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    HOW CAN YOU LOVE WHAT YOU HATE??? ANSWERED?!! SO WHAT!! WELL HOW DOES IT STOP!!????????? ONLY THAUGHT AND HOPE IS A LOVE OF A WOMAN THAT TAKES ITS PLACE AND CONQOURS ALL DEMONIC...
    BIGIZBETTER BIGIZBETTER 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I didn't know I was capable of loving an animal as much as I love my kitten! He is the most precious thing in my life. Although he does love to always attack my leg and feet -_-
    lon12 lon12 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I love it for the spooky stuff! I love the supernatural, the mysterious, and the downright gory. Mortality is beautiful! Ghosts are real! Who's with me!!
    misanthropemeow misanthropemeow 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I love my boobs. They are a 34F and I'm so proud of them. Way bigger than average! I love the attention I get from having them, lovvveeee.
    StarsFromTheWolf StarsFromTheWolf 18-21, F 24 mins ago

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    So Beautiful to Me So beautiful for me you are More than the Mona Lisa’s smile With those mesmerizing eyes More Captivating than the Lily of the Nile Such joy and happiness...
    Femininewiles Femininewiles 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I love Gavin DeGraw. Great meanings with many of his songs. 
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 4 hrs ago

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    its an amazing feeling to wake up nxt to the one u're in love with or even get a text msg the second u open ur eye. i just woke up and got a txt message from my friend tryna make a...
    niko0o niko0o 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    The employees had been fantastic...pleasant and extremley valuable.. The rooms ended up wonderful and we just experienced the most beneficial 2 times...Lots of thanks to you and...
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    Shed the Shadow Oh how he watches me in the shadow of his tree, strong, bold and blocking out the glare of the sun. He claims I shine like the stars, the moon, brighter than them...
    Femininewiles Femininewiles 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Love this song...... Damien Rice - volcano http://youtu.be/ZduDvIBu3EU
    Vladtheimpaler69 Vladtheimpaler69 41-45, M 4 hrs ago

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    must watch film for rain loversthe film name is Garden of words,its an anime,it looks gorgeous,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMabhvDoolc
    chillheart chillheart 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Love is something that can fulfill or destroy you.
    EnlightenedSupport EnlightenedSupport 16-17, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Mmmm love. To lick and smell mmmm
    Lovlil Lovlil 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Living in Mississippi you learn to find the best way for you to beat the sweltering heat. I hate Mississippi summers, I become a hermit. So, therefore I have counting the days for...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    i love green tea so much. to the extent of obsessed by it. especially some variant of matcha latte or something, sigh it was heavenly delicious :3
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love my girlfriend dearly. I coudn't get through my hardship without having her in my daily. She is caring and funny. She is always be there for me, even without Im asking her to...
    some1callmeJoy some1callmeJoy 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Force MD's - Tender Love
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    One of the most simplest things in life that I absolutely LOVE! Just laying in my bed, wrapped up and just hear the rain the hit the window.. It's so relaxing and makes me feel at...
    lon12 lon12 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    How little is enough for you not to need a lot; the Need be loved.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    How little is enough for you not to need a lot; the Need be loved.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    How little is enough for you not to need a lot; the Need be loved.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    I love the thrill of a good adventure. Spontaneous road trips down the coast, sky diving, late night skinny dipping. Anything. I believe a life filled with stories to tell is a...
    lexaaah lexaaah 22-25, F 3 Responses 46 mins ago

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    In my part of the world we are heading toward Summer.That means more outdoor partying, more drinking, more swimming, more LATE NIGHT swimming, less clothes, more shenanigans...
    Tobeme64 Tobeme64 46-50, M 42 mins ago

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    I love all things kinky! Being tied down and dominated. Other things too but I'm not going to post it.. It's embarrassing
    StarsFromTheWolf StarsFromTheWolf 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 mins ago

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    I want to name my first girl Annabel Lee It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee...
    Alibooksaplenty Alibooksaplenty 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I sent this to my SOS. What do you think if you got it ? Just curious ... Good night babe. You're on my mind. I was thinking... Do you think I write you here too much? To you...
    dsuzy dsuzy 36-40, F Aug 23

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    All is full of love ... Bjork http://youtu.be/1xWWsi3RwNI "All Is Full Of Love" You'll be given love You'll be taken care of You'll be given love You have to trust it Maybe not...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    So I am sitting in my room, alone, as always. It's raining and I'm listening to sad music and I look over to my bedside table. I remember I used to journal about him, so I open up...
    colourofmoonlight colourofmoonlight 18-21, F Aug 23